Category Archives: Health


It’s Life’s little retirement gift. Thank you, Life. Thank you SO much.

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Results of my hand surgery

My post a couple of weeks ago (here) described the problems I was having with my hands and the surgery I was going to have done. As you can see below, things have gone well. You’ll have noticed the purple scrawl … Continue reading

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… and for my next medical adventure…

I am scheduled for out-patient hand surgery next Friday, June 26th. I’ve had trouble with both hands for years – nighttime tingling and numbness, intermittent aches and weakness, and, most recently, I woke up to find I had “trigger finger” … Continue reading

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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

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Only 35 days left…

… until the planned departure from my job of the last 31+ years. Just 5 more weeks – Woo hoo!!  

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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

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Violet Sessions CD – Project Violet – raising funds for cancer research

Just watching the video below, right now, can help raise money toward cancer research. “To underscore the importance of cutting edge research, one of our patient families has offered to donate up to $100,000 to Project Violet research.  The gift … Continue reading

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Mom’s 98th birthday

My mother completes her 98th year this coming Tuesday 10 November (having been born on that date in 1916) and heads into her 99th in good spirits. Her memories can be very jumbled and she becomes confused more easily this last year, … Continue reading

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I drove all the way to Portland for the Half Marathon…

… and all I got was this lousy cold! Kathy thinks it was a sinus infection. In any case, I sat it out this year – drinking coffee at Starbucks and hitting up the Rite-Aid for some generic Mucinex and cough … Continue reading

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Oh, now, what have I gotten myself into???

This is going to be a Memorial Day to remember!

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