Archive for January, 2008

Winter Sunday

Posted 27 January 2008 | By | Categories: Scenery | No Comments

Taken off the Foote’s Deck Accumulation after 2 1/2 hours California and Terrace Top of the Hill just before getting to the Rosses 4NOZO77 is getting cold. The snow started at 2pm….it 5pm and still snowing. From The National Weather Service SNOW ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL MIDNIGHT PST TONIGHT… THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN EUREKA [...]


Posted 27 January 2008 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 1 Comment

From my screen saver:  proof that its colder in Arcata than in Chicago.  And, for all of you NOT in Arcata, notice that the Arcata symbol shows SNOW.    Snow started at about 2pm….big flakes.  Still snowing an hour later.  It’s not sticking here at sea level (yet), but I am sure that the Smith’s will [...]

Bunnie and Breakfast in Trinidad

Posted 21 January 2008 | By | Categories: Family, Food | 4 Comments

Bird watching on a cooooold bench. Bird Bunnie’s breakfast.

Trinidad courtesy of Hillary

Posted 20 January 2008 | By | Categories: Travels | No Comments

Photos taken by Hillary 1-15-08.    Now Hill, let me teach you how to post these yourself.  You should not start your second semester of college without knowing how to blog!

What to do on a Rainy Day

Posted 20 January 2008 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 1 Comment

WOW!   Someone must be anticipating their first grandchild?!  The chair looks beautiful.    I’ve offered to Hill, and now to you the opportunity to post their own pictures on Today 2.0.

Bayside Grange Breakfast

Posted 20 January 2008 | By | Categories: Food | 2 Comments

Sunday Morning…four times a year, we think. The meal is a benefit for the Grange, and it is a pure Arcata/Humboldt County event. Scrambled eggs or Tofu Scramble, chicken apple sausage or tofu sausage…..nice grainy pancakes, excellent Sacred Grounds coffee….and a stage full of entertainment…this morning there were Suzuki violin students doing their very best. [...]

Simple Kitchen Upgrade

Posted 20 January 2008 | By | Categories: Food | No Comments

We ordered some slide-out kitchen shelves for two of our under counter cupboards.  What a wonderful difference.  We can now see what is in the back of the cupboard without having to kneel on the floor.  Durry is going to create another unit for one of the smaller shelves, and then  he is on to [...]

No need to be humble….

Posted 06 January 2008 | By | Categories: Art, Donna | 11 Comments

Best in Show – Morris Graves Museum/Humboldt Arts Council Member Show 2007 (the following is the artist statement that hung with the quilt at the local quilt show.  The statement does not hang at the Morris Graves) Cabrini-Green Public Housing Wikipedia: “Cabrini-Green in a public housing project in Chicago’s North Side. At its height, Cabrini [...]

Last Night

Posted 06 January 2008 | By | Categories: Art | No Comments

Hail storm by night.  Taken from front porch looking toward California Avenue.  The small flair on the left is a car struggling up the hail covered hill.

Hello world!

Posted 01 January 2008 | By | Categories: Uncategorized | 3 Comments

I wanted to get this up before the day passed for a number of reasons.  First, it’ll be easy to remember the anniversary of my first post.  Ease in life is something I constantly try to achieve.  And second, it’s my birthday and putting this blog together was my son’s present to me.  Seems only [...]