Shocked at What We Saw On the Beach

Shocked at What We Saw On the Beach

Wide-Eyed, We Stared at the Scene in Front of Us We checked into an oceanfront hotel in Ocean Shores, Washington, a room with an ocean view and a balcony. We’ve been to beaches a hundred times and more, but not this beach, so we were a little surprised when we arrived...
Doing a Small Favor for Dad

Doing a Small Favor for Dad

— Chocolate? Weeds? Choosing a Father’s Day Gift. It wasn’t a big deal for me. I was visiting Mom and Dad, and they asked me to weed a patch of their backyard, cut a few overhanging bushes and tidy it up back there. They look out their back window and they see...
Faux Pas? We Laugh at Such Bitty Things

Faux Pas? We Laugh at Such Bitty Things

It was a tiny faux pas, but it got me thinking, as so many things do these days, about the small but empowering changes the 60s have given me. Like this one: It’s getting more difficult to embarrass me.  I think of all the embarrassing moments in my life, going...