Category Archives: Human Interest

How to Track Santa

How to Track Santa Claus on Google Maps is available on eHow.com. © Julie Pierce and Julie’s Portfolio, 2005-2013. Advertisements

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Telling Stories

PD is a good friend of mine, and he’s a great addition to any social event. Having witnessed an amazing international adventure or two, he always has a tale to tell in his inimitable and entertaining fashion. Because he’s such … Continue reading

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Snoodles: Drive-By Artist

Since my grandmother’s death last month, her cat Snoodles has become part of our household, which in turn has become more of an asylum. The two previously resident cats are not keen on the new addition, and for a month … Continue reading

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Passages: Grieving Grandma

The middle of August through the middle of September has been a rough ride for me and my family. A saint and pillar of strength within our tribe was hit by an unexpected and deadly heart attack. The period immediately … Continue reading

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Author’s Night at Salmon Bay

The cafeteria teemed with sixth-graders, teachers, and parents. Cameras flashed and the waves of sound spilled nervous anticipation over the crowd. The atmosphere of the inaugural Writers Celebration at Salmon Bay School reflected celebration of the annual writing achievements of … Continue reading

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The Order of Letters

“spelling, [mass noun] the process or activity of writing or naming the letters of a word.” – Oxford Dictionary Of English, Second Edition, Revised While in primary school, I took great pride in my ability to spell English words correctly. … Continue reading

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No Symptom Too Small

Like an intravenous shot of caffeine, the meaning of “technical difficulties” really hit home for me this month. In the same way a scratchy throat can signal an oncoming flu, there were signs that trouble was lurking. And like an … Continue reading

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