Monthly Archives: February 2010

How rumors get started

You run errands all Saturday morning. You get home mid-Saturday afternoon, kick off the shoes, sit down on the couch, and click on the tv. And what do you see? A tsunami warning in Hawai’i. A picture of waves washing over … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Baby Sister!

Baby Sister is 49 today! Just thought I’d share the news with the world. Consider it my birthday present!

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Mexico. Maui.

Seattle. San Francisco. So many people I know are traveling out-of-town for spring break. Sadly, I have no such plans. Although Maui sure sounds nice. I haven’t been there in … forever. I haven’t seen the sun rise at Haleakala in … Continue reading

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More “Advice From A Tree”

“Remember Your Roots.” More profound words of wisdom observed by your humble, bus riding blogger on the heading west side of the sign at Portland Nursery. Click here to read the original “Advice From A Tree,” still posted on the heading east side of the sign.

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Sweet thought

According to my research a half teaspoon of real sugar contains about eight (8) calories. With so few calories why use artificial sweeteners? I can understand if you have a medical condition that totally prohibits sugar from your diet. But … Continue reading

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Putting it in context

Maybe I’m psychic. Or maybe it’s woman’s intuition. But this morning I read an article on Yahoo! about a young Argentine who recently learned his true identity. While my personal family history is not as traumatic as this young man’s, … Continue reading

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Who you are not

Hopefully the file servers at ancestry.com are ready for some heavy traffic. On Friday evening, March 5, 2010, a new television show is premiering on NBC: Who Do You Think You Are? The premise of the show sounds pretty simple. … Continue reading

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