2013 in review: Thanks for being a part of 2013

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2013 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: The concert hall at the Sydney Opera House holds 2,700 people. This blog was viewed about 38,000 times in 2013. If it were a concert at Sydney Opera House, it would take about 14 sold-out performances for that many…

When it rains…. It pours

Today started as just another rainy day – the rain was not torrential but heavy enough to make motorists reduce speed and put head lamps to full blast. With wipers swooshing and red caution light blinking from every vehicle, the drive to my children’s school was slow, cautious and chilly. The cloud had turned completely…