Monthly Archives: August 2009

Scents of Hawai’i

One of the perks of living or visiting Hawai’i is experiencing the smells of the islands. If you need a fix of the scents of Hawai’i, check out Plumeria Rain. Great products, reasonable prices, and the scents aren’t too over powering. Good stuff! … Continue reading

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My exciting life

Not! At least not yesterday. Believe me, sometimes I am very thankful for my relatively uneventful life (click here to read about my “hipness”). On Saturday, August 29, 2009: waiting at bus stop heading into Portland at 8:00 a.m. Picking up … Continue reading

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Beep, beep

I’m tooting my own horn. I posted my first blog on May 10, 2009. To date, according to the WordPress statistics, I have posted 106 blogs — this one makes 107 — and 920 readers have viewed my site. Thank … Continue reading

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Football, American

Baby-Baby Brother’s Girlfriend recently shared how Baby-Baby Brother is whining about preseason football games. He apparently can’t wait to see his team – the Pittsburgh Steelers – in real action. I, of course, am still hoping that this is The … Continue reading

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“The Interactive Nolli Map Website”

Now you can travel back in time to Rome, Italy, by visiting a University of Oregon website (click here). This is an ingenious creation based on a 1748 map of Rome surveyed by an eighteenth century resident of the city, … Continue reading

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The burn

As I blog, the tribes are preparing to gather at Black Rock Desert in the state of Nevada for Burning Man. Hanai Niece is attending – again. I think her theme this year is something like a desert mermaid, but … Continue reading

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Ocean breeze and country perfume

It wasn’t exactly the combination I had in mind when I embarked on a drive to the Oregon coast on Saturday. Maybe it was the time spent reminiscing about Hawai’i on Friday night, but I had an overwhelming desire to smell … Continue reading

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