Category Archives: General News

Forgiveness…

What I’m learning at my CHIP class Tonights CHIP class was probably the hardest so far. This class doesn’t just address diet or perhaps an easier to swallow (Pun intended) word, “nutrition.” It also addresses dealing with stress, and self … Continue reading

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My Newest Rant

Mental Illness, Drugs, and **MY** Kid! My open letter to representatives.  This was sent to Federal, State, and County levels, including the local District Attorney! It also went to committee members of the Oregon State Legislature where we live. Part … Continue reading

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Mr. Mish Needs a Lesson

Mr. Mish needs a lesson in generalizations and what they are, along with being given a heaping dose of empathy, forced if need be!   The following paragraph was written as a comment to the following blog:  http://globaleconomicanalysis.blogspot.com/2013/03/unwilling-to-work-1-in-4-in-hale-county.html?#echocomments     … Continue reading

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The Bee Eaters

Tonight.. I had a wonderful experience. Made me wonder if it was ‘meant to be’. The ‘why’ of it, I’ll never know. But the connectedness of the whole thing is just wierd. A few days ago, for some reason I … Continue reading

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Why We Live In Douglas County (Oregon)

Note: Originally published in the News-Review, December 2011, Page B6 (Roseburg, Oregon) My husband and I originally came to Douglas County in 2005 because his new job gave him the choice to live on the I-5 Corridor between Roseburg and Grants … Continue reading

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Battle Pirates as a Social Experiment

  Let me start off by saying that I only have an AS degree (Santa Rosa Junior College) and that part of my hobbies in my life has been the on/off study of psychology. I am a 49 year old … Continue reading

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The Old Days…

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Oh! Washington!

Monday, October 20, 2008 Four the past four days I have been fortunate enough to be able to travel around with my husband while he filled in for a co worker in Washington State. I say I am fortunate because … Continue reading

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Sarah Palin = Wonder Woman?!

Sarah Palin = Wonder Woman?! As I sat watching the RNC and listening to Gov. Sarah Palin, “I will accept the nomination”…for VP, I wondered. For all the McCain bashing I’ve heard over the months, he has proved by picking … Continue reading

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Free Fishing Weekend

This weekend (June 9-10) was free fishing weekend in Oregon. It happens so far as I know, one weekend a year. It is where folks of all ages can fish for fish, and shellfish (clams, crabs) without a license. http://www.dfw.state.or.us On … Continue reading

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