Monthly Archives: April 2012

Finding Buried Treasure

Sunday my husband and I went to the Chrysler Museum’s new glass studio to watch a world-class glass artist, Debora Moore, perform her art. We’ve been meaning to go since it opened and finally found an opportunity yesterday.  It was … Continue reading

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The Snowball Effect

Remember this old proverb? For want of a nail the shoe was lost. For want of a shoe the horse was lost. For want of a horse the rider was lost. For want of a rider the message was lost. … Continue reading

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Police! Help!

This morning I read an article in the paper about a Richmond police initiative that is making people angry.  In an effort to help the good citizens of Richmond protect their property, the police are roaming neighborhoods between midnight and … Continue reading

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Sun

This week’s photo challenge is about viewing the sun from a perspective other than sunrise and sunset.

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An Unexpected Bargain

When I taught math, one thing I drilled into my students was to consider if their answer was reasonable. Sometimes students would insist that they had checked and rechecked their answers and their computations were correct. They we’re frustrated when … Continue reading

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A Step Too Small

” What type of oil did you cook the squash in?” my husband asked the other day. “I sauteed it in olive oil and a little butter,” I told him, surprised by the question. A few days ago he asked … Continue reading

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I’m Trying to Find the Right Sport for Me

Tuesday night  49-year-old Jamie Moyer of the Colorado Rockies became the oldest Pitcher ever to win a major league baseball game.  This morning I read about Hiroshi Hoketsu, a 71-year-old man from Japan who will compete in individual dressage in … Continue reading

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