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Health issues…. Need Support
Sunday, August 21, 2011      7 comments

In my last blog I mentioned, I was having a minor medical procedure at the end of the month. For several years, I would occasionally find it difficult to swallow food. Food would get stuck in my throat, then I’d get the hiccups. I’d have t... Read more
Update on my Aunt Martha
Monday, August 15, 2011      4 comments

Thank you everybody, who sent prayers and well wishes to me and my family. It was very comforting for me to know so many people were supporting me. My aunt Martha passed away at 5:55pm on Saturday, August 13th; I was privileged enough to b... Read more
Reaching out for support
Tuesday, August 09, 2011      6 comments

This weekend I’m unexpectedly going to Los Angles. My favorite aunt, Martha, has cancer. Her prognosis is very grave and we expect her to be put on hospice any day now. So I’m traveling to the City of Angles to say my “goodbyes.” And while I’ve ... Read more
Thought I'd share this fantatic quote
Friday, August 05, 2011      2 comments

A woman once said, "There comes a time in your life, when you walk away from all the drama and people who create it. You surround yourself with people who make you laugh. Forget the bad, and focus on the good. Love the people who treat you right... Read more
Remembering Cliff
Tuesday, August 02, 2011      2 comments

It was one year ago today, that my mom’s sweetheart Cliff Counter passed away. He was one of the best men I ever had the privileged of knowing. My mother still misses him deeply; he really was the love of her life. So today, I’m thinking of her ... Read more
Thursday, May 19, 2011      2 comments

My relationship with my father wasn’t always “fatherly.” At times it was adversarial, and as an adult there were times of NO contact. Yet, I still had a need for fatherly guidance. During the course of my life I have been privileged enough to ... Read more
I Miss you Dad
Sunday, May 15, 2011      3 comments

Today would have been my father's 74th birthday! Although we did have a very difficult relationship at times, last June I spread some of his ashes on one of his favorite lakes: Lake McCumber. I was accompany by someone who's very dear to me, and... Read more
I'm such a geek!
Monday, May 02, 2011      3 comments

I haven't had internet connectivity for about a week, and I feel totally lost without it. It's just not the same from my phone - call me "old school", but I actually LIKE my computer. Hopefully life with get back to a tad more "normal," if... Read more
Inteview Update
Monday, March 21, 2011      3 comments

Hello Sparkies.... Okay, so the interview went well on Friday. As customary, I sent a thank you email to the man you requested the interview, as soon as I got home. I received an email this morning stating "We have one more interview t... Read more
Send me good vibes!!!
Thursday, March 17, 2011      4 comments

Hi Gang, As many of you know, at the beginning of this year, my employment contract ended earlier than expected. So I've been spending my days looking for another opportunity. I was working at University of California, Davis, and last ... Read more
Who says it doesn't snow in California
Sunday, March 06, 2011      8 comments

Hello my litlte Sparkies, As you know, I've had a lot of life to deal with in the last few months. One of the ways I keep sanity is to immerse myself in one of my life's passions - photography. It's healing to my soul, and it gives my brain... Read more
Saturday, February 26, 2011      0 comments

Today, I was remember Cliff, my mother's dearly departed sweetheart. He and I loved to take photos together; he was as a photographer too. The pics below were taken on 2/13/2010, when mom Cliff and I went to Bodega Bay. Each time I look a... Read more
A break in the rain
Monday, February 21, 2011      5 comments

Hi Gang, It's been raining all week, and today was the first sunny day we've had in almost a week. So late this afternoon, I took advantage of the gorgeous light. Below is one of the photos I've taken, and I posted this one and a few o... Read more
Ahhhh... I think I can breathe again...
Sunday, February 06, 2011      4 comments

I have had a lot of "life commin' at me" in the last few weeks. I was feeling the need to get out of town. So me and my best friend took a trip to San Francisco today, it was the most peace I've had in weeks! Just being at the ocean and behind t... Read more
Ever hear the phrase...
Thursday, January 20, 2011      4 comments

"When one door closes another door opens?" Right now, I feel like I'm in the hallway! Still working on my resume after almost 1 full week of being off work. Oh well, there's another saying "Good things come to those who wait!" Guess I can't rush... Read more

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