Homesick for my Hometown – Washington State

Many of you know that I grew up in Washington State – home of Starbucks, Microsoft and Boeing.  It’s where I was born and raised – an original Washitonian.  Growing up there was cool, not just because the skyline is … Continue reading

“Work” is a Four-Letter Word

Work.  It’s literally a four-letter word, isn’t it?  My first ‘job’ was when I was 12 years old.  You guessed it, as a babysitter.  The family that I babysat for was conveniently located just across the street from our house, … Continue reading

Spontaneous Comedic Moments

  I have a dry sense of humor – sometimes it takes a minute to ‘get it’ when I proffer a zinger, but when the light bulb goes on, laughter ensues. Usually.  Sometimes the crickets are chirping, but I can … Continue reading

Random Cocktails

When I think of cocktails, I immediately think of the Tom Cruise movie: He made mixing cocktails sexy, didn’t he?  Of course that was during his glory days, before he went off his couch jumping rocker.  But I’d still love … Continue reading