Monthly Archives: March 2014

The Breakaway

It was March of 2010.  I took my daughter to the Pittsburgh Zoo.  We’d been reading about polar bears, and she wanted to see one for real.  The trip seemed like a good remedy for the many cold days we … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Ever Green

I find St. Patrick, the Patron Saint of Ireland and engineers, fascinating.  Facts about his age, his birthplace and the events of his life are uncertain and the subject of much debate.  We do know Patrick was born the son … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Slow Food

Do you have fond memories that are associated with the enjoyment of food?  After busy, fast paced weeks of school activities and parents working long and changing shifts, I loved the opportunities weekends gave us to slow down, to break … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Boxes

It seems like life is made-up of all kinds of boxes.  There are lunch boxes that sometimes contain juice boxes.  There are check boxes on forms, drop boxes at video rental stores, squawk boxes at drive-throughs, kill boxes on battle … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment