Category Archives: YeahWrite

Beau Is Two

Beau turned two years old somewhere around this time. When we adopted him from Big Dog Rescue, they estimated his age at a year old. He was handed to us, papers, leash, and bowl, on November 19, 2012.  And so, … Continue reading

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Spotlight On A Viennese Cafe

On one of our walking tours around Vienna last summer, we chanced upon a cafe that our guide told us is still the classic Viennese Cafe, with all the trappings. Cafe Hofburg is located around the Hofburg Palace area.  It … Continue reading

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Visit The Redwoods

We were considering a new trail to hike this weekend. My hubby mentioned he wanted to visit the Redwoods. This coming from the member of the family who has teased me of being the tree-hugger! We chose to visit the … Continue reading

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Stanford Sports Night!

Last Thursday evening, we went to watch the Stanford Cardinals  beat the Oregon Ducks live at the Stanford Stadium. The place was packed. The weather could not be better: clear skies, not much wind, and a little balmy for a … Continue reading

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Alone Together

I came across these novel terms in a magazine not too long ago.  I found them funny but also sobering.  They are a running commentary on our great but sad plight. My hubby has forever stuck to his firm belief … Continue reading

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Die Running

She was a retired Physical Education teacher from San Jose, California.  She had been a runner for over a quarter of a century.  She’s one of a growing number of marathon runners who started running marathons after their 50th birthdays. … Continue reading

Posted in Aging, BlogHer, Death, Exercise, Joy Johnson, New York Marathon, YeahWrite | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

SNL & Affirmative Action?

My nephew mentioned to me last Monday how crazy last Saturday’s run of SNL was.  On my way home that evening, I heard it on the news too.  So, I looked it up online. Boy oh boy!  SNL is being … Continue reading

Posted in Affirmative Action, BlogHer, Civil Rights, Daily Post Challenge, Diversity, DPChallenge, Equality, Race and Gender Issues, Saturday Night Live, SNL, YeahWrite | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 5 Comments

It’s More Than “Eat, Drink, and Be Merry,” You Know

I saw this Daily Prompt from Daily Post a few days ago for the challenge, “Eat, Drink, and Be Merry…”  I know the suggestions are for us to post something about DINNER.  But as I looked at the prompt, I … Continue reading

Posted in BlogHer, Daily Post Challenge, Daily Prompt, DPChallenge, Edward Fitzgerald, Omar Khayyam, Poetry, YeahWrite | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments