Jan

26

Double Nickel Day

Some things happened today. The sun shone brightly in Seattle and we set a temperature record for this date, 61 degrees, while Jack Saver was sent home from work early in Boston so he could button himself up at home in time to avoid the life-threatening blizzard, and Declan Saver took flight from Oahu for […]

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May

01

Happy May Day?

When I was in elementary school, I once made a May Day basket for my grandmother, filled it with flowers and candy that I left on her doorstep, rang her bell and ran away. It wasn’t so long ago that I only knew of May Day as having this flower basket tradition, also featuring dancing around […]

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Jan

01

2014 Arrives, Off to a Murky Start

At midnight, our Space Needle fireworks display was shrouded in fog, disappearing into the last minutes of 2013, only a flicker of light here and there and then gone completely. But the boom boom boom percussion of the fireworks signaled the progression of the show, right along to its exceedingly explosive end. (you have to […]

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Jul

03

Marking The Days

Today is the twenty-ninth anniversary of the day I got married. It was a really memorable day. I like thinking of it. And even though I’m not married to him anymore, I am beyond fond of Jim Saver. He is still darling to me. Just look what we have accomplished together. At Jack Saver’s UCLA […]

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May

01

May Day Madness

A little bit of violence erupted in downtown Seattle tonight as police tried to keep the peace with the May Day protestors, eighteen arrests and eight officers injured. I don’t sympathize with this sort of protest. Instead, I choose to celebrate this day which is special to me because it is the anniversary of my […]

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Apr

21

Fortified

Painting has commenced at Chez Cynthia, and this is like any home improvement project the world over where one thing leads to ten others. Painting walls means furniture is moved which means cleaning must ensue (so much cleaning), cupboards need organized, and everything becomes messier before it gets put back together. Luckily, I have a […]

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Apr

20

In Celebration

Today, life just seemed kinda cool, from Capitol Hill coffee house to rainy, early-evening walk in North Admiral. Happy 420 to all those who honor it.

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Apr

19

Brothers

Difficult weeks like this past one move me to send a virtual hug to my darling boys. Goofs, both of them.  

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