Terracotta Warriors

The current exhibit at the Pacific Science Center in Seattle is Terracotta Warriors Of The First Emperor. Yes, those terracotta warriors, so who could resist when they are so close? So, here’s a little history. Qin She Huang became the king … Continue reading

Columbus 2017

The 50th Anniversary of my OCS Class graduation at Ft Benning will be next year. Since I had a visit with my sister, Ena, planned anyway, we thought we’d do a little recon work for the eventual planning committee. So … Continue reading

Lummi Island 2016

Last Christmas my present was a long weekend at the Willows Inn on Lummi Island in Puget Sound to be taken at some future date. Well, that date finally arrived last week. Getting to and from the island is by ferry. … Continue reading

Boston 2016

Ah, the life of an old retired guy. Lorette had a conference in Boston and needed someone to handle her luggage. So, while she was getting smarter, I got to (mostly) play tourist. The highlight for me was to reconnect … Continue reading

Arizona 2016

My daughter, Jennifer, is a huge Seattle Mariners fan. In March she got tickets for a couple of spring training games in Arizona and invited me to go along. So, in addition to watching some baseball, we visited the Desert Botanical … Continue reading

Wintergrass 2016

We have been attending the Wintergrass Music Festival for nine or ten years now, first when it was in Tacoma and for the past seven years, in Bellevue. If you are thinking about sitting outside on a hay bale watching the local … Continue reading