Monthly Archives: September 2012

Flowers during Old Mill Walk

The wildflowers at Old Mill were particularly pretty this weekend. I took these photos during our weekly walk today. Advertisements

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Our Walking Group

Every Sunday we meet at Old Mill and take a long walk along the Deschutes River. Then we find a comfortable place to sit and have good conversation and coffee. Notice that most of this group are women. There are … Continue reading

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Celebrating Our 41st Wedding Anniversary

Yesterday we celebrated our 41st wedding anniversary at the Black Butte Ranch near Sisters, Oregon.  We love this place because of the spectacular views of the mountains, lakes, and forests. We’ve stayed here many times and, when our kids were … Continue reading

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My first knitting supplies

Here are my first knitting supplies.  Can’t wait to get started.  My first project will probably be something square.  🙂

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My first knitting club meeting

My lovely wife and I attended a knitting club meeting this morning.  It was a lot of fun and very informative.  I was a little apprehensive about attending, because these ladies are experts.  They are also very fluent in knitting … Continue reading

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Notes from last Monday’s chat

火车头【huǒchētóu】 locomotive. 综合【zōnghé】 synthesize; synthetical; comprehensive; multiple; composite. 口语【kǒuyǔ】 spoken language.  阅读理解 yuè dú lǐ jiě Read & understand 我没有文化 wǒ méi yǒu wén huà I did not receive an education 中国文化 zhōng guó wén huà Chinese culture 我可以给你拍张照吗? wǒ … Continue reading

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Recommended Movie: “Pirates! – Band of Misfits”

Saw “The Pirates! Band of Misfits” last night. It’s the latest from Aardman Animations, the studio who brought to life “Chicken Run” and the fantastic Wallace and Gromit. In this adventure, Aardman Animations tackles the high seas focusing on The … Continue reading

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