Wow. It's been a whole week. I remember when I was in Kona I was blogging every day. Now I'm back to life and it's funny how writing every day for actual, y'know, work changes that. In any case. Let's see...I need to reach into my bag of Timmy treats don't I? I was originally … Continue reading Minchin Monday and All the Things
Hey guys. It's been a long time. I'm sorry. Really. But I've been trying to readjust myself from tropical paradise to actual, you know, life. I've been a little blue. And a lot distracted. And I'm sorry. So I have some catching up to do, first of all: Here's a Timmy for you: Here and … Continue reading Reservoirs and Garbage
The Allegheny National Forest is burning. On purpose. Fire Specialists with the National Forest Service conducted a prescribed burn on the Jake's Rocks recreation area on Good Friday. The test burn started at noon today and the burn will continue until about 6 p.m., with around 86 acres planned to burn. The goal is to … Continue reading Forests and Fires
I have three photos to share. As the girls' birthdays (May 18) draw near, I've been thinking back to pregnancy. I gained almost 100 pounds over 9 months with the two of them. The doctor told me to be ready for them to come from 36 weeks on, while full term for a singleton is … Continue reading Fires and Water
What's everyone's weather today? It was seventy (21c) and sunny on Wednesday. Yesterday it turned rainy, steel gray, and vibrantly, grumblingly moody. It was perfect. Sixty-three (17) , that weird electric charge hanging heavy in the air, but without the sweaty weight of mid-summer humidity. Grass shock green against the black, wet soil where garden … Continue reading Bipolar Fronts and Thunder Grumbles
My editor made Mr. Ferry interview me and take a picture. I'm not used to being on that side of the camera, so I took one later, from above, as all women know is the preferred angle for decent photos of oneself. I'm an asshole. I am really proud of winning anything at Keystone because … Continue reading Articles and Awards
My managing editor texted me at 3 a.m. this weekend. It happens sometimes. If I hear it, sorry Jon, I often ignore it. He doesn't usually text past midnight. Had I heard this text come in I'd have answered it immediately, though, because unlike a question - "what's the name of the third kid from … Continue reading Minchin Monday and Hot Damn!