Monthly Archives: January 2012

Fast and Furious

Life is coming at me pretty fast and furious these days.  Truthfully, it has been that way for about a year now.  Ever since I was issued an ultimatum and was crazy enough to say “Okay, I’m in!” life has been … Continue reading

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For the Walls

This week’s “For the Walls” continues last week’s bird theme.  I don’t know what it is about this piece, but I find it calming and interesting. We have a lot of neutral tones in the house for wall colors, so … Continue reading

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Exploring the New — Peanut Butter Cookies

Wednesday is my day which breaks up the week.  Instead of being on campus or at home writing, I spend my morning downtown at the Treuman Katz Center for Pediatric Bioethics at Seattle Children’s Research Center.  I am a part of … Continue reading

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Exploring the New — Goodwill

Last weekend once the vast majority of the snow had melted I needed to get out of the house.  Since returning from Thailand and Cambodia I had only gone out into the winter-wonderland that was Seattle to trudge up to … Continue reading

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More Writing

Just as I believe that lists should be in my own handwriting, so too do I believe that letters should be.  And I am someone who writes letters.  Thankfully, I have a few people in my life who also still … Continue reading

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Goals, Lists, To-Do

I like making lists. Pen for short-term lists, for lists of things “to-do,” for grocery lists, for packing lists, for making sure I don’t forget. Pencil for the longer-term lists – lists which require careful planning and deserve fastidious, elegant … Continue reading

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Snow to Slush

The winter weather has been wonderful.  Sadly, it is disappearing before my eyes. drip, drip, drip foot traffic outside the post office

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Dear USPS

Thank you for doing such a good job of adhering to our request and holding our mail for 20 days while we traveled. I was so happy to come home and find it all crammed into our tiny mailbox (and … Continue reading

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Veggie-tales

The snow we have right now is making me so happy.  I know, I know:  I am like one of four people in Seattle who feel that way, but I am a winter-time baby so cut me some slack. While … Continue reading

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For the Walls

We are big fans of kiwi in this household.  This year we even discovered the kiwi berry, which totally rocks!!!  Also, dragon-fruit, which we ate tons of while in Thailand (it seemed not to make us sick at all) is like … Continue reading

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