At Sea all day. We sailed out of Skagway at 6 pm. on Tuesday night and we are now heading straight to Victoria, British, Colombia. We learned that because of the Jones Act, ships with foreign registry that sail from an American port are required to stop in a foreign port at some point in…
People Who Were Nice to Me
While listening to a podcast on my ride yesterday, the speaker talked about those times when you can’t sleep and you start thinking about those “people who were nice to me.” I’m not talking about the people I know who are nice, but rather those who for no particular reason watched out for me, took…
Thankful, Grateful, Joyful over a seizure?
On Sunday November 20 at 5:15 p.m. Robert had a grand mal seizure in our living room. Can we still be thankful, grateful, joyful?
Megan O’Connell Squires created this video for a presentation she was giving on creativity in September 2014
Dennis, You Made It Home
In the early morning hours of Friday, September 16, 2016, Dennis Harris, my friend of nearly 18 years, went home to be with the Lord after battling esophageal cancer for seven months. Dennis taught me how to live a life sold out for Christ and how to die with grace and dignity.
What’s Up? What’s Next?
Mira Loma High School 1978 – year one, first year teacher. Cool Chess King blazer. When you are nearly 61 and see 61.5 looming just a few month away, you have to start thinking about it. Yes, that’s the word. Retirement. But as a disclaimer. Nothing, I repeat nothing has been or will be decided…
Three in a Row
July 18-28, 2016. Started in Reno, Nevada, moved to Orange, California then wound up in Palo Alto.
Visiting Sue and Rick in Oregon
July 4-8, 2016. Recently my sister Sue and her husband Rick bought a new place in the Willamette Valley, 45 minutes out of Portland.
Disneyland – Zoë’s Farewell to LA
July 1, 2016
El Paso Encore!
June 27-30, 2016 It was about five years ago that I did my first workshop in El Paso, Texas.
Northrise Adventure 2016 (4) Computer Presentation – Sunday, Monday, Tuesday – the rest of the trip
Monday, June 6, 2016 Computer Presentation Back in the spring I got the idea to raise money to provide the Northrise Media Club a MacBook and InDesign software. I started an online fundraiser and people from East Parkway Church donated, but the most amazing part was that many of my journalism friend from around the country…
Northrise Adventure 2016 (3) Saturday Graduation and Dedication
Saturday, June 4 2016. Northrise University Ninth Graduation Ceremony. What a privilege to have the opportunity to be here to witness the graduation of these 45 amazing students.