Gaile and I have been friends for over 40 years. She just got her Medicare card and I am in hot pursuit of mine…only one more year. We met up today for lunch and a ramble around St. Paul, MN. We had not seen one another for almost two years. Covid and life… It wasContinue reading “A Best Friend”
With the help of an Epson scanner, I am starting to sort through photos from the 1940’s and slides and photos from the 1960’s through the 70’s. Regrettably, the slides were kept in less than optimal conditions but it is a worthy challenge :). 1948- My brother Mark, sister Ginny, mother, Florence, and Grandma RubyContinue reading “Scanning the past”
…and a good time was had by all!
Time for the annual holiday portrait: a friend, her spouse and canine kids! ‘Out takes’ 🙂
Curious? Well, it has to do with my connection to ‘expat blogger’, who writes Oh My God My Wife is German. In a recent post he wrote about visiting the Portland, OR kitchen store, Kitchen Kaboodle (http://ohgodmywifeisgerman.com/2014/03/10/my-german-wifes-first-encounter-with-kitchen-kaboodle-in-portland-oregon/). I checked out the website and saw this cool tool for avocados (and ordered one- the rest ofContinue reading “Blogging Relationships as Preventive Medicine…”
As many of you probably know, ‘food trucks’ are all the rage in many urban areas. When young friends, Nathan and Leah, celebrated their engagement last summer, their parents surprised them with a cupcake food truck! http://dailypost.wordpress.com/2014/02/21/weekly-photo-challenge-threes/
My neighbor, Jim, has a small auto repair business that he runs out of his home garage. He is an amazing guy and, it seems, is always around to rescue me when things go wonky. Just a few examples: Last fall I dropped a huge window on my hand after the rope sash broke, crushingContinue reading “Awesome Neighbor Award (& The Faucet)”