Writing News: I’m Dancing the Jig of Joy!!!

With another heat wave hovering over us, we’re sweltering here in Portland, but that doesn’t mean I haven’t been getting plenty of exercise…namely in the form of Happy Dancing (hopefully no neighbors have been peeking in the windows!). And the reason for this jig of joy? Well..... Last Saturday at about 5:25 p.m. I finished a major … Continue reading Writing News: I’m Dancing the Jig of Joy!!!

Travel Pic Thursday: Volunteer Park Conservatory (Seattle)

As you may recall, before I headed off to Hawaii, I took a quick trip up north to Seattle with my mom where we scaled a water tower and oohed and ahhed over some gorgeous glass art. Another stop in our whirlwind tour of the Emerald City was a peaceful one, although it did stir … Continue reading Travel Pic Thursday: Volunteer Park Conservatory (Seattle)

Stupid Volcanoes – aka Happy Mount St. Helens Day

Today in the Northwest marks the anniversary of Mount St Helens blowing her top and gaining notoriety as the first volcanic explosion in the continental U.S. since, well, I don't know, a long damn time otherwise we'd all have been shrugging our shoulders saying "Eh, there goes another one." The papers today published reports about … Continue reading Stupid Volcanoes – aka Happy Mount St. Helens Day