Her backpack is packed

Her backpack is packed

She burst out of her room, breathless with questions: Could she bring crayons to kindergarten? Will there be show and…
Kindergarten Readiness

Kindergarten Readiness

Prospective kindergartners, along with their parents, shuffled and herded themselves into the little elementary school cafeteria. The room was thick…
Waiting for commencement

Waiting for commencement

Waiting for the graduation ceremony to start: Isn't it interesting how so many of the big things often involve so…

A look back at 2011

At the beginning of 2011, I was bald,  scarred, nursing a nasty radiation burn, and not ready to spend any…
Running Away

Running Away

I’m running away for the weekend; leaving Seattle in my wake. Let’s just pretend that I don’t have 30 pounds…
Time is Relative

Time is Relative

A short paper and three finals on Monday and I’m done with school for the quarter. It’s funny how time…
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