Monthly Archives: January 2011

Breakfast and massage

Taking myself out to breakfast, getting an afternoon massage, talking to friends and family, and planning for spring trips. Add in the services of Douglas the Zipcar and it’s not a bad way to spend a Sunday. Not bad at … Continue reading

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No more wax beans!

In honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., this morning I volunteered at the Oregon Food Bank. Along with some co-workers, we labeled plastic bags, and then scooped, weighed, twisty-tied, and boxed packages of butter squash and wax beans – … Continue reading

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“As Time Goes By”

There’s nothing to stop it. But there’s plenty you can do in it. How are you spending time?

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Kindred spirits’ birthday

Happy Birthday to Mom and Aunt G., identical twins and two of the most influential ladies in my life! “Forever Young” May God bless and keep you always / May your wishes all come true / May you always do … Continue reading

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“Litterly”

Note to Youngest Niece: It’s “literally.” And that book that you can look up words is a “dictionary.” These college freshmen! What can you do?!

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Saga of the traveling organ

The origins of the organ remain unclear. All I know is that Cousin D. (from Dad’s side of the family) had the organ in her house for her kids. Then when Cousin D.’s kids reached a certain age or showed … Continue reading

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The day after the last day

Hmmm. Maybe that’s not such a good title. Too apocalyptic sounding? But it is, after all, the day after the last day of 2010. You won’t find any reviews or countdowns of 2010 here. Nor will I make predictions about … Continue reading

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