What Happened…(NOT Hillary the Harpy’s book, and no blame!)

The week after Labor Day, Hubby and I drove to Montana for a Ricochet Meetup, attended by members from as far away as New York City. You can read my three-part trip report on the Ricochet Main Feed Here: https://ricochet.com/456036/we-met-em-in-montana-part-one-or-smoke-gets-in-your-eyes/ https://ricochet.com/456276/we-met-em-in-montana-part-two-or-smoke-gets-in-your-eyes-sometimes/ https://ricochet.com/456556/we-met-em-in-montana-part-three-in-search-of-skies/ We returned to Everett the following Tuesday, and it was back to work …

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Seen through a window…at 60 miles per hour!

I have gotten pretty good at taking photos from the passenger-side windows of our car.  On our way to Montana and back, I shot these photos from the moving vehicle-I really wanted my friends to see what the air quality was, as a result of the wildfires in Montana and Eastern Washington. This was just …

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The Road Trip From Hell

At least, that's how I thought of it at the time, and for a long time thereafter.  The year was 1971.  I had just graduated from Washington State University with a degree in Psychology.  I had applied to graduate school, and had been accepted at the University of Minnesota.  So, how was I supposed to …

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A New Photo Challenge: Layered

Hubby and I spent the week after Labor Day in Bigfork, Montana, at a Ricochet meet up that had been planned for over a year.  There was no way we could have predicted that most of Washington, Idaho, and Montana would be shrouded in smoke from multiple wildfires in Eastern Washington and Montana.  When we …

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On This Labor Day…Proudly Working and Supporting Myself at Age 68

Today is a holiday for me.  At age 68 (two years past my full retirement age of 66), I am working full-time (actually, more than full-time with all the overtime I put in), at a job I love, and with a side interest for my professional association.  As a Planner/Buyer for an aerospace company, my …

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