Life Lessons

"Figuring out our gifts in life is part of our journey to becoming enlightened human beings.” – Allison DuBois

Tuesday, May 2, 2017

Time Flies

Song -  Beautiful Boy by John Lennon

Grandma & Tyler

Yesterday was my baby's 27th birthday.....just HOW did that happen?

He was so sweet, funny and amazing....and still is!

Getting off the bus from grade school with flowers for me.

Our third son with two big brothers to love and teach him (yes that would be good and bad!)

Always loved baseball....Giants of course!

Like I did THAT happen?

Good time to be "caught" in the years to come!

Thank you Tyler.


1. the wildest of all animals. 
2. A noise with dirt on it. 
3. most precious to their mothers.

Sunday, April 30, 2017

Sound Waves in the West

Song - Radio Nowhere by Bruce Springsteen

Something you probably didn't know about me .....

............that I was a radio announcer in 1973.....
....kind of.....

I went to Foothill College in Los Altos Hills for two years majoring in Ornamental Horticulture.  And during that time I was asked to be the "call in girl" on the college radio station "Tips on Gardening". 

I would take the calls from the public about gardening problems or questions and relay them to one of my professors, Chuck Konigsberg who would then discuss the situation.

It was an early morning show on Sunday's so in reality we occasionally didn't get enough calls to fill out the entire time slot so we had a page of prearranged questions to "fake it"!!!

I guess this is where you learn to  

"Yes Chuck, I have a call from Sally who is having a problem with aphids on her tomatoes.  What would you suggest?"

By the way, my garden is in full bloom right now and I'm loving it! 
Come on by and have a peek!!

"As every radio listener knows, it's amazing how much 
you can see with your ears." 
 -- Ashleigh Brilliant

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