Jul

25

Dinner Party

The aftermath. If I had been more organized ahead of time, the glassybaby would all have been in their rightful places and pleasingly ordered by color instead of running through the wash cycle in my dishwasher when my guests arrived. I’d still have been left with a lot of dirty glasses, though.

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Jul

20

Forté at Fifty

Happy Birthday, Giuliana, my fellow quinquagenarian.

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Jul

18

Occasions for Celebrating, Then and Now

The above photo was taken at Declan’s 8th grade graduation. Tonight, though, Declan was not able to join us since he is serving his country in Los Angeles right now. His friends gathered without him. They didn’t even seem like they missed him. And then they decided to add in a couple of substitutes.  As […]

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Jun

30

Diney Eschews the Dineysaur

It’s hard to learn something new! But today my mother took the plunge and bought a new computer. After maybe five years. God how we all loathed having to use her ancient and unbearably slow Toshiba laptop. Liberation! The new model is a MacBook, the 13-inch LED-backlit widescreen notebook, which is such an upgrade from the four […]

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Jun

17

Stubborn Seattle

So what happened to the blue skies? It’s too dreary for words around here! My hometown Lakers won the championship tonight and that is a very fine thing, though now the distraction is over. Summer Solstice approaches, more blue skies, please. Pretty please. Olive, Joe Gast, and Hank. As seen at Marymoor Park this past […]

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