Random Thoughts


Stash is still hidden

I have an addiction, but I’ve been able to suppress it for several years without the help of counseling or a 12-step program. Even so, I still have a “stash” in the house, hidden in drawers, plastic tubs, closets and boxes.

Cat’s curiosity leads to sticky situation

Adventures fly with critters let loose

Cats can get into the stickiest situations. Years ago, when I was in junior high or high school, our cat was a great trophy hunter. He’d catch birds, mice, moles, flying squirrels and, occasionally, a weasel.

Graduation season can be bittersweet

Years ago, as I was nearing my own high school graduation, a friend of my mother’s sent me one of those tiny gift books filled with sentimental quotes.

Shelves stay full

It’s yard sale season and even if we don’t manage to get it together enough to have a sale of our own, there should be no excuse for not contributing to someone else’s sale.

Tease photo

Random Thoughts: Caps should be renamed ‘messageboards’

College graduates have elevated mortarboard decorating to a fine art. Last Saturday’s commencement ceremonies at Washington State University gave a glimpse of just how intricately embellished those square caps can become.