Archive for June, 2009

A sign of summer

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Part 1 in a series. Rainier cherries. Feast your eyes upon their sweet, blushing goodness. Available locally now at the Yakima Fruit Market (and other grocery stores around here, but YFM has the cheapest price for them per pound at the moment). The Webmaster and I, being Northwest natives, are particularly fond of this cherry. […]

Modern Day Equivalent

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

So, it’s official now. Jon and Kate Gosselin are separating. This provokes several opinions from me. My first opinion is that this show, and these parents, are in need of a good, old-fashioned shaming and shunning, Mennonite-style. People must stop watching the show, period. And write to Discovery (parent channel of TLC) and say that […]

Happy Father’s Day!

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

I realize that this is the day after, but it’s good to remember the dads among us every day. And a note to the Webmaster – your little monkeys love you. A lot. And so does their mother.

School’s out for summer…

Friday, June 19th, 2009

Yesterday was Tad’s last day of school (today is the district’s last day, but since Tad’s school has a Monday through Thursday week, his last day was yesterday), but Tad absolutely does not believe that. Since it was his last day of school, I took each of his teachers and his speech therapist something. The […]