Archive for September 20th, 2006

Sept 15, Wayside Commons

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

When I was working in Burlington, at my previous job, there was a big construction project going on across the street. First they were demolishing a big industrial building over there, with cranes and power shovels and wrecking balls. Then there was a period of blasting. When you heard the five minute warning whistle you […]

Sept 14, Israeli Dancing

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

Today was the first meeting of Koleinu, but I’m not going to do it this year. There’s just not enough time during the week to get things done after work. But it was my sister Sari’s yahrtzeit, so we went to Temple Emanuel to say kaddish. Israeli dancing has been meeting Thursday evenings over most […]

Sept 2, Pocatello & Lava

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

When people in Pocatello say they’re going to Lava, they mean Lava Hot Springs. It’s about 30 miles, about 20 miles south on I-15 and 10 miles off the freeway. Once many years ago we went there to swim in the 50 meter swimming pool. This time it was to soak in the hot pools. […]

An old picture

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

There’s a painting hanging in the cellar hallway in my mom’s house that I didn’t remember ever having seen before. I asked her, “Who painted that picture of the young woman knitting? That could be you, in a wicker chair that could be on the porch in Milford?” She said, “Oh, I think Mimi did […]

Sept 1, Pocatello – Supper at McWilliams

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

We (my mom, Arlene, & I) were invited over to dinner on the Friday before Labor Day to some friends of hers who had lived in Mill Valley. One of Jim’s hobbies, outside of generally being outrageous, is collecting limerics. He has amassed them on his computer, and will be delighted to print out a […]