Posts Tagged ‘Matthew’

I am sitting on the carpet at SeaTac airport waiting for my flight to begin boarding. It has been a long and busy day that started with coffee and final to-do lists, a bunch of episodes of Dexter while we finished packing up all of my stuff, and a really sad goodbye at the front […]


Retail Rush

27Dec09

Hello shoppers.  I am your friendly neighborhood cashier.  The day after Christmas is like a day at the races.  Everyone’s moving a mile a minute except for me.  They’re all headed in my direction.  I like it busy, though.  It makes the time go by quickly and keeps my mind off of the stress of […]


Happy Christmas

25Dec09

Today I woke up to a Christmas filled with the sweet ringing of my cats’ collar bells and the welcome beeping of the coffee maker. I unwrapped presents with my husband beside the glow of our lovely Christmas tree, sipped coffee and laughed with him. We spent the morning together and the rest of the […]


Yesterday at the supermarket I got to thinking about how different things will be in Taipei…or not. I can’t really know until I get there. Taipei is the capital and a huge modern city. Regardless it will be very different from little old (actually new compared to Taipei!) Spokane. One thing I am really excited […]