For my wee garden folk.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Thursday, March 28, 2013
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Monday, March 25, 2013
Now new guidelines mandate that certain things must be placed on the lunch tray. Kids toss them into the garbage. Ashley Croney, age 14, and an eighth grader decided that this food can be donated and she did the long and hard work to make it happen. The food goes to the needy.
What a simple and brilliant idea.
The whole article is here and a good blueprint for someone wanting to do the same.
Sunday, March 24, 2013
Saturday, March 23, 2013
Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Monday, March 18, 2013
Thursday, March 14, 2013
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The Anglican, the United Church of Canada (Methodist) and the Catholic church. The town, perched on a mountain side with wooden roads, was only accessible by boat or seaplane. And hours away from the nearest settlement. My dad, as mill manager, was in charge of the entire thing.
One of the things that worried him was fire and for good reason - an unknown fire bug had recently set a fire in the mill and on a fishing boat.
Catholic priest Father Farrell loved candle lit trees for Christmas Mass. My dad was understandably concerned and had several worried conversations with him. We went to that year's Midnight Mass and I found the tree to be magical. Father Farrell joked that if the tree caught fire he would jump into it and take his chances with God rather than face the wrath of my father. But the tree did not catch fire and all was well.......
Until two nights later the fire bug set fire to the high school and the elementary school, burning down both buildings and five houses...
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Saturday, March 9, 2013
Saturday, March 2, 2013
Friday, March 1, 2013
Gives us all yer monies r we takes out Portland...
The leaking tanks that are part of the Hanford cleanup.
Cold War leftovers.
Which are leaking more than they thought.
And we might get sequester-ized.