Bubbles

Life is complex.  Complexity compounds upon itself when technology comes into play…you know the story: you get a new router and then your printer doesn’t work and the old range extender doesn’t work so you have to buy NEW extenders which, of course, won’t sync with the wifi…arggghhh (thanks for the help Robert).  So Thursday […]

Sidney Day

95 degrees here today friends.  Yikes.  We picked up Sidney at day camp and headed to the Singer Hill Cafe for lunch where Sidney and I did some “Maze” drawings…me following him… and after lunch a quick story (the book available was called “Bad Habits” which Sidney pronounced “enjoyable”… before heading across the street where […]

Sidney Day!

This week was Sidney’s spring vacation so we got to reprise our FAVORITE activity… “roaming the city.”  First we headed to Cargo to see the kokeshi doll extravaganza (me) and the train (Sidney) a romp in Wilshire Park… lunch with Doug and Fin… then home for some puzzle working…Sidney likes easy ones and hard ones… […]

Conker Park

R, Sidney and I have a lot of “traditions” we’ve established in the last three years and one of those is “Conker Park” in the fall. It involves loading the top of a riding toy in the park with conkers and then making them fly off… we even went in late summer, even though we […]

Sidney Day

For three years R and I have spent one day a week with our grandson Sidney.  In September Sidney will be in school everyday and our daycare days will end, so these last few “Sidney Days” are precious…this week we had coffee and bubbles on the deck then headed downtown to Blackfish gallery to see […]

The Life I Lead

Life changes in a second or two…we have come to know that.  A misstep, a speeding paint truck, a diagnosis, a sloppy politician who has the nuclear codes, a tsunami or earthquake…poof…our beautiful lives are gone or irrevocably changed.  While we are in these lives though, it is worthwhile to notice them, to be impressed […]