Like many of us in the Great PNW, we had ice. Lots of it and it came on fast. At first it was beautiful: After a long night of Pixie telling us the night was full of loud scary noises, we woke to a world full of to much breakage of trees and/or their limbs.… Continue reading Ice-Ice Baby!
Recently, while driving to The Dalles for a teaching weekend, I passed by a sign for "Starvation Creek". Now I ask you, how could a name like "Starvation Creek" fail to capture one's attention? Whipping out ye old cel phone, I began my quest for knowledge. One of the first things that pops up is a… Continue reading Starvation Creek
This last past weekend found me doing something that I have wanted to do for the last 23 years, going snow shoeing. A friend, CK, at work said that I could go with her and her husband next time that they went. The difficulty was finding a weekend that we were all available at the… Continue reading Weekend Wanderings – snow shoe edition
If you remember back to my first post of weekend wanderings, you know that I had seen another street that I had wanted to explore, but that I had also saved it for another day. That day had arrived. The weather was decent and the dogs were willing, so we set off to explore. ru… Continue reading Weekend Wanderings – Second Street of Beautiful homes
It wasn't raining when I left the house, but that quickly changed once I arrived on the range. Then the rain started to change to snow Finally we were no longer able to see the white markings on the pavement On-call concurred on the decision to cancel the class for this weekend. Right after we… Continue reading The First Class of my Teaching Year