Archive for November, 2005

Wild Sunny Days

Monday, November 28th, 2005

We have returned from Thanksgiving in Tucson, the legendary family get-together consisting of Cosgrays, Lopez’s and various honorary guests. It is always guaranteed to be a fun time. Sharing the holiday with my relatives in the Southwest has been tradition for around fifteen years, and I wouldn’t give it up for a thousand flying pigs. […]

Benign Means Good

Sunday, November 20th, 2005

About a month ago I noticed a strange red bump on the end of my nose that felt sensitive to the touch. For some weeks I didn’t worry about it, because it was in almost the same place where I sometimes get an inflamed cyst that’s caused by allergies. But the odd thing about this […]

Teatime on the Upper Ave

Saturday, November 19th, 2005

There’s a great little Asian-style teahouse in the University District, a mere block from my home, that I often forget exists. We stopped by Shinka Tea Company for a visit on the way home from an exciting shopping expedition tonight. It was a random idea whose timing was perfect. In we walked, and found it […]

Grey’s Abode

Tuesday, November 8th, 2005

Somehow I’ve become a fan of the glorified hospital soap opera that is ABC’s Grey’s Anatomy, which takes place in a fictional Seattle where it rains heavily all the time, where none of the trees are native to the Pacific Northwest, and where a driver must take I-90 to commute from her home in Queen […]