San Francisco in 2.5 Days

San Francisco in 2.5 Days

The idea for a weekend getaway in San Francisco all started in the blustery month of November during Monday Night Football. My friend, Deb, was headed to the SF for a work trip in late January and wanted to spend the weekend exploring more of the city. She asked if...
Random Ramble… My Most Hated Task

Random Ramble… My Most Hated Task

In 1994, I was a poor college student, driving around in a brown, beat up, hand-me-down, 1964 AMC Hornet, affectionately known as the “Brown Buzzer.” It was the ugliest car I’d ever seen and a bit of an embarrassment to be seen in. I pulled into my...
Random Ramble… Where Does the Comma Go?

Random Ramble… Where Does the Comma Go?

Everywhere I look lately, I am seeing punctuation, specifically the comma, outside of quotation marks. Okay, maybe memes don’t count since Generation Z has become so reliant on spell check and flippant with the rules of grammar. But where I really got confused...
Chicken Parade… Yes, Really.

Chicken Parade… Yes, Really.

Yes, a chicken parade. It’s a real thing. A parade of chickens. I wasn’t sure what to expect when our friends invited us to this annual event in the little town of Edison, Washington (population 133). Would live chickens be ushered down the street? Do...
Random Ramble… What the hell were we thinking?!?!

Random Ramble… What the hell were we thinking?!?!

Dreams of an empty nest My life is about to undergo a major overhaul. I have two teenagers who will both graduate from high school within two years. They are working on obtaining driver’s licenses and getting jobs. My days as a part-time taxi driver and 24-hour...