Photo by The Scout My condolences to the family and friends of Neil Barry. Neil was a fellow parishioner at Church of the Angels. He had a 6 year struggle with pancreatic cancer. Neil was an avid 49ers fan, and after church we'd stand on the sunny patio and talk football. He wore these sunglasses:… Continue reading A Death and A Birth
Oh YOU! You nice, nice people!!! YOU lovely, kind-hearted souls! THANK YOU for the gift of in-home, his-and-hers massages for The Scout and me. You didn't see but I opened the envelope and burst into tears. Heard of projectile vomiting? I was projectile crying. LC had to sprint for the box of tissues. THANK YOU!
I enjoyed the festivities at the Venetian Theatre and Bistro in Hillsboro, Oregon. Photos here. How entirely appropriate that I would be at the place where Liz the Nurse won best costume (since I'm in Oregon because my mom is in the hospital). Turns out the owner of the Venetian is on the board of… Continue reading Halloween 2008
Follow this link to see a really cool video about how public health professionals are using Second Life. They had me at 'virtual tour of the testes.' Mind you, I'm no maven of Second Life like Queen of Spain is. I'm trying to cope with First Life.
... through blogging. A while back, I wrote a blog entry about the fruit in my back yard. Christina, who is so brilliant that even her stomach thinks, took some of the fruit and made lovely jam. Christina made jam but, as she tells it, it "ended up so sour that the only person I… Continue reading You Meet the Nicest People…
You Are Invited! It's the ultimate shout out: Bloggers, readers, residents of the San Gabriel Valley and Parts Beyond. Anonymous people, both those with with noms de blog (Centinel, Publius, Dormitas and commenter Howey) and those sans noms de blog (anonymous and all the other anonymous ones). Readers, commenters, lurkers. People who are embarrassed they… Continue reading Blogger Meet-Up
First, my offering for those for whom my Pasadena-related posts are the equivalent of a permanent snooze button. Thanks to our friends at Nokia, 10 May 2008 is Pangea Day. From the web site: One of Pangea Day's goals is to change the way we think about other countries. What would you think of Kenyans… Continue reading Comments on Pasadena City Council: 7 April 2008