Archive for December, 2008

They’re Coming To Take Me Away, Ha Ha, Hee Hee, Ho Ho!

Saturday, December 27th, 2008

Let’s see. How many days I stay stuck up hea? Nine? Ten? Da snow is beginning to look like one padded cell! (more…)

Why I’m Not Going Anywhere Anytime Soon

Monday, December 22nd, 2008

We’re in the midst of the most severe winter storm in about forty years.

Gresham, just North of us, has been declared in a state of emergency; 50% of the roads are impassable and the National Guard has been called in. (more…)

Meme… But I Should Be Knitting Christmas Pressies!

Wednesday, December 17th, 2008

Got this from my friend ova hea… lucky her, she’s in Hawai‘i while I’m in the middle of snow, ice and 18-degree weather!

Pearl Harbor Day

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

On this day, sixty-seven years ago, my mom and dad were in their house (which would be considered a shack today) up on Tantalus, high above Honolulu, when the attack on Pearl Harbor began. From ‘way up there, they could see the bombs falling, the smoke, the planes and the fires. Like everyone else, they were completely unprepared for the catastrophe. (more…)