Monthly Archives: December 2017

Trying Out: Half-Marathon (Week 52)

Trying Out: One More Long Run (Week Fifty-Two) As I have stated before, my history of running wore my knees out.  I logged eight or so miles once a week and ten times a year I would go for a … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Ice Skating (Week 51)

Trying Out: Skating on Thick Ice As I alluded to before, there are plenty of holiday activities to partake in when trotting around Seattle.  We may not be New York City, or a Capra-/Rockwell-esque town, but we have ice skating, … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Washington State History Museum (Week 50)

Trying Out: Tacoma’s Historic Past (Week Fifty) When my friend and I were attending the Jet City Show, we drove past a rather spiffy looking building.  Tacoma is all well and good as cities go, but I had not planned … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Ice Sculpting (Week 49)

Trying Out: Watching the Ice Chips Fly (Week Forty-Nine) Like most people, my experience with ice sculpting revolves around two events.  One: weddings.  Sometimes folks have a fancy centerpiece.  A swan, a flower, whatever looks romantic in a transparent medium. … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Audio Book (Week 48)

Trying Out: Dickensian Narration (Week Forty-Eight) Once upon a time I tried to dispose of a mouse.  You know how it goes.  You go to work, you find a mouse in a trap, and you want to save your boss … Continue reading

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My Hugging Ministry

My church often encourages us to use our talents for God.  This is most visible through a whole lot of quilts.  There are quite a few volunteers who visit with each other while making rather fancy quilts.  The quilts are … Continue reading

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Trying Out: Art Gallery (Week 47)

A/NT Art Gallery (Week Forty-Seven) I strolled into what I thought I was a small, unassuming, independent art museum.  What I did not realize until I entered was that I was in an art gallery. It was a slightly different … Continue reading

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