This Friday we hopped into the truck and headed out to Arcata. It was a beautiful drive. We arrived late and enjoyed a delicious dinner and then met up with our friends, Kealii, Claire and Kekoa. We were all staying at the Hotel Arcata to see the Kinetic Sculpture race, visit the redwoods and beach. … Click here to read more….
I recognize that living with anyone day-after-day-after-day, is not easy. I am outnumbered by man-boys who can’t seem to put the toilet seat down and their sense of humor (gross things, fails, pranks, etc.) is not what I consider funny. Casey thinks I “fuss” too much and should chillax! I fight the good fight by repeating … Click here to read more….
Earlier this year I was asked to help with a county fair wheelbarrow garden project for Erik’s class. I thought I would just be helping plant some seeds in a wheelbarrow and maybe deliver it to the county fair. It turned out to be a much bigger project that I thought. We had to plant … Click here to read more….
Last week SeaWorld came to visit our patients at Shriners Hospital in Sacramento. Patients met a baby kangaroo, a kinkajou, a porcupine, a fox and two Magellanic penguins. Patients interacted up close with animal ambassadors and were able to ask questions about the wildlife and their habitats. After the kids visited, employees were invited to walk … Click here to read more….
We have been wanting to replace the ugly light/ceiling fan thingy that has been barely lighting our dining room. It is on the to-fix list, but we just couldn’t get to it. Pedar was at Habitat for Humanity Restore for a meeting. After, he wandered around and saw several great light options. He sent me a few … Click here to read more….
Last week, Casey and I set off for three days with 53 sixth graders, 22 chaperones, and two amazing Mission Avenue Open Elementary School sixth grade teachers. I cannot say enough good things about Mr. Martin and Mrs. Carter. They have the best energy and patience for this hormonal and somewhat clueless group of sweet kids. … Click here to read more….
Last week I chaperoned Casey’s sixth grade class to San Francisco. It was also Hospital Week at work. I worked Monday and was out on the trip until Friday. I cannot wait to share details of the trip. It was a great experience. On Friday night, Pedar and I celebrated Mark’s “Janet Jackson” themed 50th Birthday! … Click here to read more….