events

election day

photo by me I have to say that I'm relieved that today is election day. The political ads have been inordinately mean this year. They don't tell the truth. They…

buddy walk

photo by me As you all know, my nephew, Justice, was born 3 years ago with Down Syndrome. And, as you know, 75% of the proceeds of the sales of…

picture the cure

Today is the day for the Picture the Cure benefit in Toronto. This is Irina's second year in working on this project. I want to give her huge kudos for…

picture the cure

photo by irina souiki As long-time readers know, cancer has touched my life in more than one way. In 1999, a co-worker was diagnosed with breast cancer. It was as…

happy birthday, u.s.a.

photo by me With all of the recent dryness and fires, fireworks were cancelled in Flagstaff this year. It's not the first time this has happened and it probably won't…

the funniest things…

photo by me I've been busier than heck at work this week. We've been hosting a conference for educators and I had to give some sessions, help with labs, be…

opening day

photo by me It’s that time of the year. Today marks opening day for baseball season. Those of you who have been following me over the years, know how much…

longest night

photo by me What a perfect night to celebrate a holiday. It is the longest night of the year and it's a downward slide toward spring and summer from here.…

all i ever wanted…

Well, it's been a while. A few weeks, at least. I've been holding on to this respiratory thing for a few weeks. I was sick throughout my entire vacation. Ok...well,…