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bird nest with a guardian angel

Bird nest with a guardian angel

This bird found the perfect place to build her nest – complete with guardian angel. I took this picture a few years ago. The piece I referred to as a guardian angel is one of the terracotta figures that adorn the front of the Suzzallo Library at the University of Washington. It is a stunning …

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empty chairs

Waiting for commencement

Waiting for the graduation ceremony to start: Isn’t it interesting how so many of the big things often involve so much waiting?

Mr. H’s Very Big Day

Today was a big day. A very big day. As with most very big days, it involved a lot of waiting. And people herded like animals into areas where they can do some more waiting. There were some important people, like Quincy Jones and Bill Gates. There were speeches. And more speeches. And more speeches. …

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convocation

Convocation

This evening we attended the convocation for the Near Eastern Languages and Civilization Department at the University of Washington. My husband is one of 21 graduating with a Bachelors Degree from this department, and one of 3 with a degree in Persian Language and Literature.

Burke Museum: Mastadons and Dinosaurs and Volcanoes, Oh My…

I spent the day at the University of Washington’s Burke Museum. I had totally forgotten that around Seattle, the first Thursday of every month means free admission to museums. (Note to self, students get in free, you can go on a less crowded day.) My favorite part of the museum was most definitely the dinosaur …

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