Tears with Breakfast

When Cee and I were driving back from Seattle, we stopped for breakfast at Denny’s in Lacey, WA.  Denny’s is an American restaurant chain.  The food is reliable, standard American breakfast fare, the same at any Denny’s you stop at, so I didn’t expect anything that would bring me to tears. When we walked in…

5 Photos, 5 Stories (Day Three): Ocean Vista

It’s Day Three of the 5 Photos, 5 Stories Challenge, and I want to share one of Oregon’s beautiful lighthouses with you.  This  is Yaquina Head lighthouse in Newport, Oregon, USA, overlooking the Pacific Ocean. We were there on a beautiful sunny day and I hiked up a hill behind the lighthouse to grab this…

Multitasking Made Me Crazy

I’m learning how NOT to multitask.  I recently attended a class about mindfulness at work.  Some of what I learned jolted me.  Multitasking is a myth.  I know that to be true, and yet it’s a way of life in the tech industry of which I am a part.  All of us, in our high…

National PB&J Day

I didn’t know that we had a National Peanut Butter and Jelly Day in the United States, but I’ll be happy to celebrate it.  I missed out on Pie Day (March 14th) so this might make up for it. Portland, Oregon, is a national leader in food trucks (they are an obsession here), and we…