Monthly Archives: February 2011

Tree full of birds

This winter we have a Fat Albert blue spruce (I think) in the corner of our back yard. I belive we’ve had it there for about two years, and this will be the third summer. All winter we’ve had about … Continue reading

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Counting Bird Nests these days . . .

Really. They just seem to be everywhere. On the way home from the gym the other day I counted 6 bird nests, and today, on the way home from the grocery store, I saw 4 more. Little houses, waiting to … Continue reading

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It’s Valentine’s

The big day, and I am feeling loved and thought about. So is my daughter and her family and I’m sure son and family are, also. Flowers, cards, candy, the works. Maybe a little sappy, but think about it ~ … Continue reading

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Almost Valentine’s

Every year when Valentine’s rolls around, I think how much more meaningful it would be if I would send personal letters to people I love, instead of manufactured, commercial cards, but then I always go for the glitz. Buy the … Continue reading

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A gardener now

As a child growing up in Pensacola, Florida, I never saw snowflakes floating over the turquoise waters of the Gulf of Mexico, or the sandy white beaches advertised today in travel magazines. It never crossed my mind before moving to … Continue reading

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Super Bowl Sunday

Today is Super Bowl Sunday, and it seems people are focusing as much on the snacks and foods as on the game itself. Once upon a time, in what I refer to as my other life I actually thought I … Continue reading

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Again, why we have children …

… so we can rejoice in their achievements, as well as their giving joy to us. Just received an e-mailed photo of son, Phil, (VP of Vista Engineering) with WA Gov. Christine Gregoire, Tom Lemly (Davis Wright Tremaine LLP) and … Continue reading

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