current events

I’ll Leave the Olive, Thank You.

December 20, 2013
conversation

Today I gave one of my students, Em, the first black olive she had ever eaten. She looked at it …Read the Rest

Slow Learner

October 12, 2011
blogging

It finally dawned on me that the time to start acting like a professional writer isn’t after I am published, but …Read the Rest

Then & Now: My Siblings & I

Then & Now: My Siblings & I
July 30, 2011
current events

1995 Left to right (in birth order): Jean, Jackie, Caryl, Harold, Charlene 2011 (Sixteen years later) Top left moving clockwise: …Read the Rest

I’ve Been Robbed!

July 29, 2011
culture

Dear Advertisers, the quickest way to lose my business is to send me unsolicited text messages.  I have limited texting.  …Read the Rest

A Picturesque Camping Trip

June 7, 2011
bird watching

Once again we tripped off to Vancouver, B.C. with a group of students from UW’s Friday Harbor Labs.  This time …Read the Rest

The Christian Community Women’s Luncheon

May 12, 2011
cooking

Was a success! Everything went without a hitch and the ladies say they had a great time. Around 55 people …Read the Rest

Whale of a Good Time

Whale of a Good Time
April 24, 2011
beauty

Because Sunday was Easter, they celebrated her birthday Saturday afternoon.  He took She out for a drive.  They visited several …Read the Rest

Service Beyond the Ordinary

Service Beyond the Ordinary
April 15, 2011
current events

Amoeba declared that if he ate one more piece of fish he was going to die. Then he said we …Read the Rest

Amoeba’s Day

April 10, 2011
current events

As you know, yesterday was Amoeba’s birthday.  As was his wish, we spent the morning in his lab cleaning and …Read the Rest

Is This Monday?

April 4, 2011
busy

Can’t be.  I haven’t had any sleep so it must be Sunday. For those who don’t know, Amoeba has been …Read the Rest

Where Has Quilly Been?

March 20, 2011
blogging

Quilly has been Spring cleaning.  Her house is lovely again.  She still needs to muck out the laundry room, the …Read the Rest

Don’t Call Search & Rescue

March 14, 2011
audio/video

Yes, I know we went missing.  Our bad.  The problem started when my blog host went offline.  While it was …Read the Rest

Almost a Video

March 13, 2011
audio/video

I am unhappy.  I have spent all day trying to upload a video.  Our “high speed” internet is high all …Read the Rest

I’m Supposed to Be Where?!

February 24, 2011
current events

So I arrived at my optical appointment yesterday about 15 minutes before my appointed time.  I stepped up to the …Read the Rest

Vaya Con Dios, Vicodin!

February 12, 2011
current events

I am doing much better-pain wise, and I’ve quit taking the Vicodin. That stuff made me dizzy and nauseous! I …Read the Rest

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