2019-03-19: Finished weaving in ends on a hat and fingerless gloves. A shawl is in the works now.

2019-03-19: Pretty flowers are all waking up to say “Spring is here!” At least for this week.

2019-03-19: While chatting with a coworker, I came upon this question…What food is Seattle/PNW known for?

2018-11-18: TMW you were just going to download some games to play tomorrow, but started playing and now it’s 3 …

2018-11-15: Seahawks making Seattle traffic way worse than usual.

2018-11-15: Watching rockets go into space will never get old.

2018-11-13: Whew! Took a bit to get my Homepod to play the correct Grinch album.

2018-11-09: OH: “You’re so purry when your hungry. Perhaps we should starve you more.” Note: Our cats are fed 3 …

2018-11-07: I was just discussing with Hobbes that humans time travel twice a year and we bring pets with us. …

2018-11-01: You know your dentist is cool when you get free cookies on Halloween.

2018-10-21: In other news, I have now tried Intarsia knitting and decided it is not for me. I’d rather do Fair …

2018-10-21: While I watched football, Calvin watched squirrels.

2018-10-18: Today’s sunrise is even prettier than the last.

2018-10-15: Sunrise behind the Cascade mountains from our patio this morning.

2018-10-05: So, I got the Supercross schedule today and well, I hate to tell Supercross this, but if you wanted …

2018-10-05: Woot! Got my certificate from UW for the iOS App Development class I took. :)

2018-10-04: It’s “allowed” not “aloud”…

2018-10-04: TMW you start to smell lunch sitting at your desk. Garlic bread and lasagna…mmmm!

2018-10-04: Trying a new yogurt flavor today. I’ll have to tell my brain at first spoonful that it is peach not …

2018-10-03: Hmm…nothing bad happened that I know of. I need eyes in the back of my head for Thursday.

2018-10-03: My favorite bus driver is back and there are donuts at work. Plus tonight is one of my favorite …

2018-09-30: TMW your legs want to be restless, but the cat wants to cuddle. :/

2018-09-29: We’ve attended 6 Mariners games this season. The Mariners have a 5-1 record for those games. It …

2018-09-28: Finished Jeff’s F-Bomb!

2018-09-27: So what you might ask is my next knitting project? Well, I have 2 MKAL’s I’m behind on due to afore …

2018-09-27: Finally, finished the Cacti MKAL I was a part of. I got held back due to “tennis” elbow, …

2018-09-24: You gotta love the fresh new account representatives that appear every year for the Cincinnati …

2018-09-22: You gotta love making your activity goal because you were slapping a noise maker at the Seattle …

2018-09-21: I wonder how many people are stalking UPS drivers today in anticipation of Apple Watch and iPhone …

2018-09-21: I love that the place that does my hair has a corgi to play with. While my color was working, I got …

2018-09-18: Trying knitting tonight…first time in many weeks due to tennis elbow. Doing it old school.

2018-09-17: Mmm…persimmon pudding…

2018-09-11: The second reason I delete games from my phone is if you make me play against a real person. I’m an …

2018-09-11: Why do I delete apps that I download? The apps I delete don’t give me a way to pay for ad-free …

2018-09-06: I still have the plague and the cats are still avoiding me.

2018-09-05: Well one cat returned last night and braved my coughing. Hobbes is such a sweet boy.

2018-09-04: That moment when you realize that you not only have a sinus infection, but bronchitis as well. It’s …

2018-09-04: Whenever I am sick, the cats leave me for daddy. They hate coughing…

2018-09-02: Junior mints are a perfectly acceptable breakfast food, right?

2018-09-02: It’s 6:30 am and Calvin already has it in his mind to chew a handle on a bag. :/ We’ve discussed it …

2018-08-31: Dear Lyft, Please don’t assume I work at Facebook. Yeah, I’m not in the same building. I had fun …

2018-08-30: My helper for the day…Calvin…he just finished his bath.

2018-08-29: TMW you reflect on your day and get filled with worry that you said something wrong on a podcast …

2018-08-28: Ugh! I am playing the Safari caching game right now. Seriously Safari…stop caching! Clear …

2018-08-27: You know you had a good deep sleep when you wake up in the morning disoriented and wondering what …

2018-08-24: Ha! Toyota of Seattle just called to say that we are due for 5k checkup. Uh if they check their …

2018-08-20: I swear the cleaning people at work are messing with me. Every day after they come, my chair is set …

2018-08-20: The best part about the Sunday Mariners game was listening to a very young Seattlite complain about …

2018-08-20: I am so excited! I got to meet Juno, the German Shepard today. She told me all about her issues and …

2018-08-16: I think the stickers on my laptop are coming along. Featured are App Camp for Girls, The Omni Group, …

2018-08-15: Turned on “Cooper” our portable AC unit this evening. Our apartment was very humid for Seattle. Best …

2018-08-14: Just to let you know, Calvin (Ragdoll cat) snores.

2018-08-02: Tennis elbow is the worst especially on my dominant arm. I can’t knit and all these cool projects …

2018-08-02: Working on South Lake Union has its perks…every year we get to watch the Blue Angels …

2018-08-02: Every day I root for the clouds to win the battle with the sun. So far they are winning…

2018-07-11: The mountain was out when I flew in last weekend.

2018-07-11: TMW, you have a one sided argument with your Homepod over why it has to connect to the internet to …

2018-07-03: My furry brother Scout:

2018-07-03: My furry brother Sydney:

2018-07-01: Let me just say sometimes Restless Leg Syndrome sucks. :/

2018-06-30: Well, the Mariners are 3 for 3 for the games we have attended. It’s nice to have a win each time we …

2018-06-29: I really wish game developers would remember that some of us don’t want to play against other …

2018-06-28: I love 8-bit music. I have no idea why, but it is almost the greatest thing since sliced bread. :)

2018-06-28: Feeling Old I had to laugh at two helicopter parents this morning. There was a third parent who watched from a …

2018-06-28: Found another flower the other evening:

2018-06-26: I think I need to go through and delete off the apps I rarely use. Every day I have so many app …

2018-06-26: Even more summer flowers…

2018-06-25: Summer flowers in Seattle are out and about…

2018-06-24: I totally forgot to post this pic of more summer flowers I took last week.

2018-06-23: This is the start of the best fruit time of the year for hubby and I. Today golden raspberries, …

2018-06-23: Finished my MKAL shawl last night. Hooray! Back to my sweater until my next MKAL project arrives. :)

2018-06-21: PSA: When getting on an elevator that already has one person on it, you DO NOT stand on the same …

2018-06-19: Hobbes, my yarn thief, is at it again…it’s a wonder I can knit when he’s in a yarn stealing …

2018-06-19: I found 3 more shrines in Zelda wandering around during our game day today. I only have 15 more …

2018-06-19: Game day at work today. The kitchen made us chocolate chip cookies! Mmmm!

2018-06-19: Hobbes has two sides when I leave for work: Accusatory: Sweet:

2018-06-18: Pretty summer flowers!!

2018-06-15: This is Hobbes arguing with me over who owns the ball of yarn. He says it’s his. I say it’s mine …

2018-06-14: When Calvin encounters a door closed, but not latched; he just opens it. He hooks his paw under the …

2018-06-13: I thought today was supposed to be all cloudy and rainy? What is the sun doing out?

2018-06-12: How to tell a person is from the midwest/east coast…they never use the handicap door that …

2018-06-12: Note to people who send out emails for recurring 5ks…please include the date that the 5k will …

2018-06-11: My sweet Calvin and I did a big brush job on him tonight. It took awhile and except for when his …

2018-06-10: I finished one arm of my sweater today AND I even started the second arm. The body is mostly done, …

2018-06-10: We started watching The Rain on Netflix today. A half hour in, I was rooting for the rain to kill …

2018-06-09: I am in a good place now and I try to keep my brain busy with projects. Like taking a Swift iOS …

2018-06-09: The closest I can come to why is it hurts more to talk it through with someone because I am ashamed …

2018-06-09: I do think about my grandma who attempted suicide, but wound up having a fatal heart attack instead. …

2018-06-09: And I can breathe again. I can face the day. And as I said, things are never as bad as my brain …

2018-06-09: It’s a battle of wills. My brain is in turmoil and will fight back with every single solitary thing …

2018-06-09: What works for me to get out of an episode is I have one general rule: Nothing is ever as bad as my …

2018-06-09: I am no longer in medicine for it and haven’t been for over 20 years. One negative comment or glance …

2018-06-09: I don’t talk about my past depression a lot because for the most part it is in the past. I try to …

2018-06-09: Not your fault I am seeing a lot of check on your friends even if they seem happy. Speaking as a person who has had …

2018-06-09: I hate it when allergies hit while standing at the bus stop. When will the allergy shots kick in?

2018-06-09: I saw Les Miserables for the 3rd time today. This version had an excellent Jean Valjean. I still …

2018-06-08: You know sometimes when I put my Apple Watch on the charger, it doesn’t lock. No idea why. I wish it …

2018-06-08: The dog in the office behind me is ready to rip the lady in that office to pieces. I seriously …

2018-06-07: I finished one of my 3-month MKAL’s tonight. It’s a cowl. I need to figure out a recipient for it …

2018-06-07: So I helped test an app I use all the time and the data got corrupted awhile back. I just dealt with …

2018-06-07: I’m not sure I trust the lady that is in the mortgage company office my wall shares with because …

2018-06-06: Hobbes was not happy the other night that I didn’t get up exactly at 9 pm to feed him. This was his …

2018-06-06: I keep getting “help” knitting from my cats.

2018-06-04: Dear Amazon, Just because I bought baby stuff doesn’t mean I want to buy more. Perhaps I bought the …

2018-06-03: Mmm…Copper river salmon and golden beets! A great combination!

2018-06-03: The problem with good authors is that I binge read their books and then have to be patient for the …

2018-05-29: I put flea prevention on the boys and I swear Hobbes gave me a look that said I shouldn’t go to …

2018-05-29: TMW you start texting an old friend and remember a bunch of things to tell them, but have to wait …

2018-05-22: It’s been 1 year 9 months since I started an implant process to replace a bad tooth. Now that I have …

2018-05-18: The perils of not having the first appointment at the doctor’s office. They are running a half hour …

2018-05-18: Lassie Dog I had the pleasure of petting a Lassie dog this morning. She waited and refused to move until I got …

2018-05-17: My cousin in Tennessee has made hubby and I quilts made from blocks my great uncle made before he …

2018-05-17: I just want to say that I love the Plain Text app. I often don’t want any stying with my copy …

2018-04-10: I really wish the big yellow orb in the sky would make up it’s mind.

2018-04-10: There are so many things that I want to say, but don’t say because my views are drastically …

2018-02-14: Tonight I was happy my class is online. The instructor is sick and sounded sick. Being IgA deficient …

2018-02-14: A friend and coworker is participating in the RMHC Hockey Challenge (she skates AND plays hockey!). …

2018-02-13: Maybe having a HomePod will help me learn the names of bands. Never put me on your music trivia team …

2018-02-06: Anyone else forsee a space movie where the people in it retrieve the Space X Tesla Roadster and/or …

2018-02-06: In a weird music mood…listening to 8-bit songs.

2018-01-27: Switched to Costco today and honestly I think we traded up from Sam’s Club. Maybe their …

2018-01-17: I get some satisfaction of tossing trash to the trashcan which has a bag in it that is open and …

2018-01-17: When are popups annoying in apps? I have one app that can easily have up to 5 popups when you go …

2018-01-16: Why iOS Safari will you not load the new image? It is there. I have refreshed. Fine. I will go …

2018-01-16: Jeez Facebook! I don’t think the old picture of Calvin is so great that you want me to share …

2018-01-16: That moment when you realize that you drank all your hot coffee, but forgot to get hot tea.

2018-01-11: I just wanna say I have an awesome husband. @jwwords got up early to drive me to work, so that I …

2018-01-10: Oooo…Patrick Rothfuss is going to be at Emerald City Comic Con! First Gen Con, now ECCC. …

2018-01-10: I think 50 minutes is enough time for my tea to steep. Yeah, I totally forgot about it.

2018-01-09: This might sound silly, but did you know that a bean bag chair can be upside down? Mine wasn’t …

2018-01-09: I love it when Mother Nature lets you know that Weather apps know nothing. She took “rain in …

2018-01-07: A big shout out to the awesome guys who help with parkk g at Seattle Thunderbirds games. You guys do …

2018-01-06: I was informed by Hobbes at 6:05 am that I was late for work. He didn’t know it was the weekend. I …

2018-01-05: Arrgh! Mattermost why do you just randomly log me out in the middle of a day? No wonder you were so …

2018-01-03: The problem with drinking tea is how hot the water is. I have to make the tea and then wait forever …

2017-12-16: TMW you give your iPhone X to the cat so that he can watch his squirrel video before going …

2017-12-15: If you haven’t listened to “Barenaked for the Holidays by the Barenaked Holidays, you …

2017-12-15: There are times when I just want to say “Duh!” (less explicit version). I generally hold …

2017-12-13: I just learned about the Triple Point of substances. It is so freaking cool! …

2017-12-11: There is just something about listening to the Chipmunks Christmas Album that puts a smile on my …

2017-12-09: While our cats provide plenty of hair for this craft…ummm…no. We saw this book at the …

2017-12-08: OK I just gotta do one more test. :)

2017-12-08: The one nice thing about walking to the bus stop is that on clear mornings I get to see the sun rise …

2017-12-07: Sometimes it is better to stay quiet, than say something and regret it later.

2017-12-06: This is a test of Mars Edit…if it works maybe I will post more.

2017-06-07: test post…just testing

2017-05-13: Awww…man! We are going to miss the Cincinnati cicadas this year. I guess they are emerging 4 …

2017-05-12: Given the sky right now, perhaps I should have chosen my rain jacket. Storms will blow through and …

2017-05-12: It really bugs me when I hear someone call an adult “baby”. Really gets my goat when a …

2017-05-09: I am going to feel guilty for this, but I’m taking the day off from walking. My muscles feel …

2017-05-08: All is good now. Just a food fire. Whew!

2017-05-08: It’s an interesting feeling to be at work and have your hubby say there are lots of firetrucks …

2017-05-08: Well, I think I’ve figured out that I should have rested today after running the 5k yesterday. …

2017-04-28: I think it’s time to revive the blog. :)