Building Gym Class Community

“Where the HELL have you been, girl?!” The amplified voice booms over loudspeakers. All eyes, it seems, turn on me.I wave and smile....more

It's FIXING the little things in life that matters

For weeks, I stared at the seed packets on my kitchen counter and thought: Yeah, I should plant those before any hope of a Fall garden is gone. But did I? No, not for awhile longer yet....more

For the love of pumpkins

 "I love you!" I shout to Mr. T, jumping into his lap and planting a noisy kiss (or seven)."Why?" he asks, barely containing the impulse to wipe his face....more

Confessions, volume VIII, Fall edition

For the first time in months and months, I woke up to the sound of rain in Sacramento. Aside from a smidge bit of drought relief, the rain put me into a Fall state of mind. So, for Thursday 13, a few Fall-themed confessions......more

Brain potpourri

Played grease monkey with my father-in-law last month as he taught me...more

My favorite weekend of the year: The Reno Air Races

Grumman F7F-Tigercat "La Patrona" formerly known as "El Hefe" and ALWAYS "...more

Blog birthday (be)musings

"Childhood" by Michiev. Used with permission."Be brave. Ask your questions. Speak your truth."...more

Three things on my mind as a BlogHer '14 newbie

 Who's going to BlogHer '14? This gal!...more
I'm a newbie too and I'm excited to see Kerry Washington as well.  I'm feeling a little ...more

Flying solo and loving it

 Beautiful farmland between Sacramento Executive Airport and Yolo County Airport....more