Monthly Archives: August 2011

Running Late

I am one of those people who hate being late.  I have always been like this as far back as I can remember.  Going hand in hand with this, I am not enamored with those who are late.   I had a college … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Moon and Stars

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Post Surgery Report – The Shrimp Lives to See Another Day

Just a short post to let all two of you know (my estimation of two being fairly generous, I dare say) that Kissy Shrimp has made it through his grueling twenty-minute surgery and is currently resting. There were a few complications that … Continue reading

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At Least There Will Be No Copay

I should not have had those two beers tonight.  I should go to bed early and sleep well.  I need to rest up for the big day tomorrow, for tomorrow there is a surgery.  I should have paid more attention.  I … Continue reading

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How Can You Stand to Live with Me?

Me:  Pete and Repeat went into a store.  Pete came out.  Who was left? Cody:  Repeat? Me:  Pete and Repeat went into a store.  Pete came out.  Who was left? Cody:  Repeat. (I have loved this joke since early childhood … Continue reading

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Cookies Under the Clouds

What do you do when it is a gloomy rainy August day in the Pacific Northwest?  Well, I don’t know what you do, but I take the good advise of my three-year old and bake some cookies.  I wanted to try … Continue reading

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Simple Sunday – Towering Tree

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Hands Up!

Perhaps most of you know the old game of holding your breath while driving through a tunnel.  Or maybe it is a superstition that if you hold your breath the entire way through a tunnel and make a wish it … Continue reading

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The Curse of the $5 Flat

The day started out normal enough.  There were plans for a lazy morning, errand running, blackberry picking with a friend at the bushes a short walk from our house, all followed by a picnic dinner at the free concert in the park.  … Continue reading

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The Little Things are Sometimes Not so Little

One of the many reasons I enjoy writing this blog is that it allows me time to think over the days events; to pick out the little things.  It seem that those are the ones most worth writing about, worth remembering.  The little things.  Things … Continue reading

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