crossing the finish line

Do you remember me??

One of my biggest fears is to be forgotten.  Will people remember me when I have left their presence?  Will they remember me 3 hours, 3 months, or 3 years … Continue reading

31/05/2012 · Leave a comment

On my mind

The service of the men and women of our military continued to stay on my mind today.  My brief encounter with the Korean War veteran really made me think about … Continue reading

30/05/2012 · Leave a comment

Role reversal…Memorial Day is Everyday

Today while visiting the Korean War Memorial, I met a veteran from the war.  Not only was he a veteran, but he was involved in the building of the memorial. … Continue reading

29/05/2012 · Leave a comment

The power of heat

Today was the first day with a Heat Advisory in Washington DC for 2012.  Yay…no! It’s too soon to start with this kind of weather.  This summer is going to … Continue reading

28/05/2012 · Leave a comment

Missing March Madness

Summer has arrived in DC…at least as far as the temperature and humidity are concerned. Ugh!  The weather outside is hot, muggy and sticky.  After spending a few minutes outside, … Continue reading

27/05/2012 · Leave a comment

Bounce Through It

Tonight I found myself in a very unlikely place and event….DC Armory for a TAPS event for kids. Need more explanation?  OK.  TAPS, Tragedy Assistance Program for Survivors, sponsors a … Continue reading

26/05/2012 · 2 Comments

Finishing the unfinished

Tonight I’m working on finishing the unfinished….Kate’s shopping shawl

25/05/2012 · Leave a comment

Blessing of visitors

Some dear friends from the UK arrived today.  They have never been to Washington, DC and will be staying with me for most of the next week, minus a few … Continue reading

24/05/2012 · Leave a comment

Commencement revisited

The other day I wrote a letter to my 18-year-old self. There was good advice in that letter, too.  However, I’m kidding myself if I think that I could have … Continue reading

23/05/2012 · Leave a comment

On this day…

On this day in 1996, I graduated from high school.  If I could write my 18-year-old self a letter to prepare her for the future, here’s what I would say.  … Continue reading

22/05/2012 · 5 Comments


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