Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Apr 30

I recently had breakfast with my soon-to-be adult grand daughter Juli!

Monday, April 28, 2014

Sunday, April 27, 2014

Apr 27

It was awards Sunday as students from my art classes collected prizes in the graffiti art contest and the Congressional art contest. These first two tied for 5th place. All the participants won gift cards and certificates. Congratulations!

Saturday, April 26, 2014

Apr 26

Our usual Saturday walk takes us through a little park at the end of our street.

Friday, April 25, 2014

Apr 25

Madi & her friend Tiffany at Ghirardelli Square in San Francisco. They took a trip for Madi's birthday.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Apr 24

My cousin Cindy posted this photo of our grandparents, Margaret & Henry Smith, sharing a light moment. This photo could be 50 or 60 years old. My father's parents (Cindy's mother's) were very proper people, and I had not seen this side of them before.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Friday, April 18, 2014

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Apr 15

Last night was the first of four total lunar eclipses in the next 18 months. I can't stay up late enough to see the whole thing, but here is how it looked at about 11 pm.

Monday, April 14, 2014

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Friday, April 11, 2014

Apr 11

National Siblings Day was yesterday, but I'm just getting to it. This is me with my brother Craig, sister Marci, and sister Becky.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Apr 10

Spring is in the air. A student asked another to the prom. She said yes!

Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Apr 9

It's been five years since I earned my doctorate. I told Madi she would have to call me Dr Papa. She said, "That's not going to happen!"

Monday, April 7, 2014

Apr 7

It's the end of an era. Mickey Rooney has died. He was probably the most talented actor of the 20th Century. Put on a show, Mickey!
NY Times Obit

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Apr 6

Daisy & Roo spent the afternoon running around our house.

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Apr 5

It was four years ago today that we lost our sister Marci. A day has not passed that we have not thought of her. We love you Marci!