Sesame

Today, we spent a leisurely morning watching some movies we need to send back. I was in my big red chair with feet propped up on the coffee table. Penny wanted to walk over to see her brother, and encountered my obstacle.<br />n<br />nI told her she needs...

Harold’s First Cold

Poor Harold’s turn now.<br />n<br />nThe rest of the family is already getting over the latest bug that came through the household. It wasn’t a really nasty one, but it sure seems to be lingering. Everyone had it except Harold. That’s...

Eight Years Since

We were doing some catching up on moving in and came across a bunch of old pictures that my mom gave us to do something with. These weren’t just pictures from my childhood, no, they were pictures that went back way further, back to show my dad in his childhood,...

Tree Weekend

This weekend found us heading up the hills to fetch a fresh cut holiday tree. We took the advice of a neighbor friend and went to a place on Black Road. We found a nice 7 foot Douglas fir which was third generation. In other words, it was the third tree harvested from...

Scary Times

There were scary times today at work. We knew it was coming, so it was just a matter of when.<br />n<br />nAbout 8% of the company was let go. The real scary part was that the group that I work <em>with</em>, not <em>in</em>, lost...