For a 40-something year old journalism major I seem to have to look up an awful lot of words in the dictionary these days. Add one more to the ever-growing list. Rogue: resembling or suggesting a rogue elephant especially in being isolated, aberrant, dangerous or uncontrollable. I’m not sure this is the definition Sarah Palin or her editors had in… Read More
What’s In a Name?
This morning one of my blogger friends threw out a question something like this: If you have a blog, what is the name of your blog and why did you give it that name? In other words, what’s behind the name of your blog? Of course, being the interactive, friendly blogger that I am I answered the question. My blog’s… Read More
Dominion – that’s the name of the game my husband and son brought home yesterday and consumed the rest of our day. It’s one of those strategy oriented, European looking games you can only get at specialty game shops or on the Internet or such. It requires a lot of set up and has a book full of instructions. Not… Read More
Stay Off the Sidewalk!
Yesterday I posted about our wonderful after-Thanksgiving hike with 20+ friends from our church. Believe it or not the residual afterglow of that hike is still hanging with me. It was just the most fun I’ve had in a while! (Some of you are probably really feeling sorry for me right now, thinking that if a group hike can make… Read More
Choosing a Different Path
We all choose which paths we take, and that choice determines our destiny. But it also determines the journey we experience to get there. Tuesday night there was a wonderful special on the National Geographic channel about the Appalachian Trail in the eastern United States. I’m delighted to say that I backpacked a small section of this magical trail a… Read More