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iPhone 6 turns lapdog into ferocious beast

Oct 6, 2014
iPhone 6 turns lapdog into ferocious beast

Or something like that...Taking inspiration from Goliath, hope you take a big bite out of Monday.Or, take a nap. He's very good at naps.xoxo,shawnaOther posts you might like:A stinky start to 2010, aka Goliath's worst day everApparently I'm a bad dog m...

It’s FIXING the little things in life that matters

Oct 4, 2014
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. The seeds languished on the counter, occasionally getting splatter...

Thursday 13: Confessions, volume VIII, the Fall edition

Sep 25, 2014
Thursday 13: Confessions, volume VIII, the 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...1. I hate Fuji apples. The...

For the love of pumpkins

Sep 23, 2014
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."Because you tolerate pumpkins!""I hate pumpkins," he replies."No, you LOVE pumpkins," I count...

Thursday 13: On my mind

Sep 18, 2014
Thursday 13: On my mind

Played grease monkey with my father-in-law last month as he taught mehow to conduct the annual inspection of the Cessna 182. Surprisingly fun!With summer wrapping up in just a day or two, I've been taking stock, a brain inventory if you will. Aside fro...

My favorite weekend of the year: The Reno Air Races

Sep 18, 2014
My favorite weekend of the year: The Reno Air Races

Grumman F7F-Tigercat "La Patrona" formerly known as "El Hefe" and ALWAYS "Big Boss Man" to me.It's the rumble of history overhead. The thrill of neck-and-neck competition. The smell of avgas and desert. As I penned in my Ode to the Reno Air Races ...

I didn’t care about Trayvon until Ferguson: Why we need more empathy in America.

Aug 18, 2014
I didn’t care about Trayvon until Ferguson: Why we need more empathy in America.

We need more empathy in America, which is the ability to "walk a mile in another's person's shoes." "But he was aggressive with police!""But he was involved in a robbery!""But he was 6'4 and threatening!"But he was unarmed.Unarmed.Unarmed and shot...

Blog birthday (be)musings

Aug 5, 2014
Blog birthday (be)musings

"Childhood" by Michiev. Used with permission."Be brave. Ask your questions. Speak your truth."I heard those words from BlogHer CEO and co-founder Lisa Stone during the first few minutes of my first official BlogHer14 conference week before last. Throug...

Three things on my mind as a BlogHer ’14 newbie

Jul 23, 2014
Three things on my mind as a BlogHer ’14 newbie

Who's going to BlogHer '14? This gal! Here's myin-the-garden #selfiebration submission.Kerry Washington sealed the deal. A chance to see Olivia Pope(!)* in person? Without having to travel too far? And I'd get to hang out with a bunch of cool...

Preparing for solo cross country flying

Jul 22, 2014
Preparing for solo cross country flying

Beautiful farmland between Sacramento Executive Airport and Yolo County Airport."So when are you going on your cross country?" my instructor Stan asked after he deemed me competent to handle cross-wind landings. Again and again, he asked. "You're ready...

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