Category Archives: Friends

It’s Grace!

Posted in Friends, Ha_ha, Television, Video | Leave a comment

Sad news at Winter’s end

Yesterday my first cousin once removed, Tony Commerée, died from a heart attack suffered while at work up in Port Angeles. He was only 49 years old. I never really knew him, having only met him in the last few … Continue reading

Posted in Camp_Colman, Fauntleroy, Friends, Holidays, Infatuations, Nichols, Travel, YMCA | 2 Comments

First day-hike of the year

Much to Kathy’s chagrin, we have not been out hiking yet this year. With our mismatched work schedules (soon to change), our social calendar, and her church committees, there really hasn’t been a good day – until yesterday. A sunny … Continue reading

Posted in Health, Kathy Fosnaugh, Nature, Weather | Leave a comment

L’Ecole No. 41 wines

Late yesterday afternoon, Kathy and I took advantage of our wine club membership with L’Ecole winery and attended a complimentary wine tasting with appetizers at Daniel’s Broiler in Bellevue. We didn’t want to miss this since it is difficult to … Continue reading

Posted in Dreams, Kathy Fosnaugh, Wine | Leave a comment

Definitely good. Karbma.

Friend Karen Bullard a.k.a. “karb”, whom I know from my time at the Fauntleroy YMCA and Camp Colman, has taken up yoga instruction. She works from her home in Seattle’s Ravenna neighborhood as well as the University YMCA. Here is a … Continue reading

Posted in Camp_Colman, Fauntleroy, Friends, Health, YMCA | Leave a comment

A less than successful attempt to channel Jack Jones.

Yes, I know Jack had much better taste in clothing and, no, I am not proud. I apologize for the music stand. This is what I was aiming for – Jack Jones. Oh well, I’ve got another year to practice until … Continue reading

Posted in Friends, Fun_and_games, Good_causes, Kathy Fosnaugh, Music, Video | Leave a comment

Monkey Face Rock

This is Monkey Face, a rock spire at Smith Rock State Park in Oregon. The park is heaven for rock climbers and this is the centerpiece, a 350-foot tall spire with four faces all of which flare out at the … Continue reading

Posted in Kathy Fosnaugh, Nature, Photos, Sports | 1 Comment

Smith Rock State Park

This might be the best photo from our recent trip to Oregon. More to come? We’ll see.  

Posted in Kathy Fosnaugh, Nature, Photos, Travel | Leave a comment

Coming soon…

The first week in November, I will be appearing in the one-man show, “Kathy in China” – not to be confused with John Adams’ opera, “Nixon in China”. Kathy, my fiancée, runs a small Bothell biotech R&D lab owned by a Chinese … Continue reading

Posted in Ha_ha, Kathy Fosnaugh, Travel | 1 Comment

Last day of our October trip to Oregon

Our trip started in Portland (the Marathon Half) with lovely fall weather and then summer returned with a vengeance (90° temps) as we crossed Oregon heading south then east. On our last day, though, fall returned with a foreshadowing of winter … Continue reading

Posted in Kathy Fosnaugh, Travel, Weather | Leave a comment