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Cruise packing part deux

Clothes are more or less squished into the suitcase. Now it’s time for the electronics. Of course, I’ve been working on this for days because it isn’t just the components that must come along. Here’s my checklist: iPod–charged, synced and ready with several new Audible books, the last few weeks of Wait, Wait Don’t Tell […]

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Packing for a cruise-Venus or Mars

My husband and I are getting ready to go on an Alaska cruise. We’ve done this cruise before and we’ve done a few other cruises. Even with experience, preparing can be stressful and time consuming for both of us–but how we spend our time is very different. Like most folks in the Northwest our daily […]

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No time, no time

“Shall I rush this rush job before I rush the rush job I’m rushing now?” So read the caption of a cartoon my mom displayed above her work station in the print shop she owned with my dad. It is the line that always comes to me when I feel my life being consumed with […]