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Finally…a beautiful day in the Northwest

It’s been a crazy winter here in Washington but the snow finally melted and the sun came out on Saturday. Paul’s daughter had been visiting from New York City for a few days, and Saturday we headed to Seattle to deliver her to her friends. It was so sunny we decided to take a walk on the malecon at Alki Beach (I know, they don’t call them that here!) and stopped in to Salty’s for drinks and a view of...

Our Last Snowy Winter

This is a picture of the front piece of our property. Kind of looks like a Christmas card, doesn’t it? We’ve had snow on the ground for the last week, and another snowstorm hit this morning. Paul is working from home…the weatherman says it will turn to rain by this afternoon. We really hope it does since we have to pick up Paul’s daughter at the airport this afternoon. It hardly seems possible that we could be hoping for rain!...

Let’s Learn Spanish!

  I am working on learning Spanish by employing a number of different methods. Some seem to help me more than others. I was thinking about how a child learns language. They learn “mom”, “dad”, “cookie”, etc…and as time goes on they add verbs and conjunctions and before you know it they have simple sentences. What this revelation did for me is made it clear to me that I need more nouns in my vocabulary. I checked a book out...