Monthly Archives: May 2012

Brother, can you spare a dime?

Dear Loan Applicant: You pay your bills every month. You have no bad debt. Your cars are paid off. Your credit is so clean I can see myself. You are utterly suspicious, and cannot be trusted. You must immediately scan … Continue reading

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Phone Screen

Was I engaging? Did I sound intelligent? Did I sound like I knew what I was talking about? Did I go on too long? Why did it run short? Is that a good sign? Is that a bad sign? Does … Continue reading

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Shiny Happy Cupcakes Holding Hands

Just a quick little one today…mostly going to let the photos tell the story. Last week in celebration of our checking some things off our lengthy relocation list, I decided to pick up two delicious cupcakes from the Metropolitan Market. … Continue reading

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Next Memorial Day, Visit Chagrin Falls, OH

Memorial Day got me my first real wave of homesickness since our move a couple of weeks ago. We went over to Seattle Center this morning because on the Folk Life Festival ¬†they listed a Memorial Day service on the … Continue reading

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Twilight Town

Last Saturday George and I had become stir crazy in the honestly lovely little one-bedroom corporate apartment his employer so graciously provided us while we search for a house. Really stir crazy. (But it IS a nice place.) George suggested … Continue reading

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Tech Changes Expectations

A few years ago I was standing near a lady on a street corner. She was speaking very clearly, in a slightly louder-than-inside-voice sort of a way as if she were on a cell phone. Having a businessey-type conversation. But … Continue reading

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Tetris

So big huge news most people know by now is that George and I have moved across the country from Solon, OH to Seattle, WA. George hit the road ahead of me to get some non-mover-friendly items out and to … Continue reading

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Gay Marriage – A response to a Facebook Post

I recently had a friend post a status on Facebook that started a discussion on Gay Marriage and whether or not it is allowed by the Bible. A commenter stated, in summary, that gay marriage is wrong because the Bible … Continue reading

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