Archive for May, 2019

Memorial Day 2019

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Have I ever mentioned that we live within easy walking distance of a cemetery?  Our neighborhood is filled with mostly older homes, though we’ve had our share of new construction over the years.  But the cemetery definitely makes for a stabilizing and quiet influence. After 16 years in this house, I decided that it would […]

Flashback Friday

Friday, May 24th, 2019

Memorial Day is upon us (I have no idea how we’ve gotten this far into 2019 already), and Ane and I are making plans to walk over to the cemetery not far from our house for their service on Monday. Which reminded me of a couple of years ago, when we went to the Memorial […]

When The Game Stinks

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Just like last year, Rerun’s school PTA bought a block of Mariners tickets – and of course, we decided we had to go.  The game was last Saturday, and for the first time in a loooooong time, Friend and Doc and the boys came with us! It was also a bobblehead night, and Rerun is […]

Folding Origami

Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Last week, I showed up in Auntie’s class on a different day than I usually do.  This is my second year volunteering in her classroom, and for the second time, I taught the class how to fold an origami paper crane. Teaching 21 third graders how to fold origami is not the easiest thing in […]