From the monthly archives: February 2012

Energy or Something

February 25, 2012 by

Guess where I went today. If you said “Fred Meyer”, you would be correct. And a loyal reader (for which I thank you). I had intended to do my giving at the mall after going to an afternoon movie. But as we were parking the car at the theater I realized I had left my […]

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Dead Air

February 23, 2012 by

In honor of National Anosmia Awareness Day I am reposting something I wrote last March, six weeks after I lost my sense of smell from a viral upper respiratory infection (aka a cold). As of a year later, my ability to smell is slightly improved, maybe by 10% on a good day. I am still […]

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February 18, 2012 by

I don’t think a day goes by when I don’t wish I could take back something that came out of my mouth. It’s not that I use an excess of profanity – I’ve gotten better about that since Louise told me it was unseemly in someone of my age. Usually it’s because I said what was […]

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Signs of Spring

February 12, 2012 by

I was out and about today, doing some errands and planning to make my weekly gift. I had the hundred tucked in my pocket but didn’t find my camera in my bag where I thought it was. I felt surprisingly naked without it, leading myself to wonder: “what is this all about, anyway?” We had […]

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Peter In The Sun

February 5, 2012 by

It’s a beautiful day, but colder than it looks because of the wind. Louise and I decided to take Tempe, one of our dogs, and go for a walk at Waterfront Park. A perfect opportunity for my weekly gift. We parked down by the Esplanade. The wind was whipping as we joined the joggers, bikers […]

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