Category Archives: Others

BIRTHDAY BLOG UPDATE

Every evening, before we go to bed, I like to ask Russ “What was the best thing about today?” It’s a good way to end the day, thinking about and discussing the positives of the day. So today, on my … Continue reading

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WE GO ON

Three Wednesday nights ago, we were agonizing over the decision we had made, but Squee was still with us. So, tomorrow morning, it will be three whole weeks that he’s been gone. My mother always said it took three weeks … Continue reading

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LIFE OF SQUEE AND THE EMPTY NEST

Squee lived with me his entire life. Well, he spent the first six weeks at a cat shelter, but after that he came into my family for sixteen and a half years. In 2002, while Mary was doing her high … Continue reading

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MY WORLD IS GETTING SMALLER…AND I LIKE IT!

For most of my adult life I’ve practiced the art of “de-junking” to one extent or another, but in the last few years my interest has really picked up, as evidenced by multiple photos I’ve taken of all the stuff … Continue reading

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A TRIBUTE TO MOM

On my previous website, I’d gotten into the habit of writing a tribute whenever someone significant in my life died. I guess it was a way for me to remember them, and also mark the end of an era. My … Continue reading

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A PUZZLE FOR DAD

As previously mentioned, I caught the “Puzzle Bug” from my parents. So, when it comes time to give gifts to Dad, who already has everything he needs, a puzzle seems like a good choice. In years past, he and Mom … Continue reading

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IN THE KITCHEN WITH MARY

Look at this haul of fresh food! No, I didn’t hit the local Farmer’s Market. My daughter Mary did. She lives just outside Seattle, and is a big aficionado of going to local markets and getting all kinds of fresh … Continue reading

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MOM’S COSTUME JEWELRY

I’m not a “Jewelry Person,” but like most women of her generation, my mother was. I am happy with a couple pairs of earring, my wedding and engagement ring. My mother had all that, and more. Throughout her lifetime, Mom … Continue reading

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