Posts from the “nora” Category


Posted on April 9, 2023

The weekend: UO Women’s Softball with Nora, new season of sports (Spring soccer), robotics continues, and running with pals! Two complimentary tickets were offered to UO Staff for the game on Friday evening. It was my first time in the relatively new ballpark, and it was quite nice. New season of soccer for Nora. New players, a new coach and new dynamics, but always fun for her. Growing up, indeed! This is a screenshot from the South Eugene Robotics Team’s (SERT) Instagram from their competition that was held in Cheney, Washington, over the weekend. They did really well and now are on their way to the World Championships competition in Houston, Texas in two weeks (!). Jonah seems to have found his niche, as…

Looking Into You

Posted on March 22, 2023

Well, I looked into a house I once lived inAround the time I first went on my ownWhen the roads were as many as the places I had dreamed ofAnd my friends and I were oneNow the distance is done and the search has begunI’ve come to see where my beginnings have gone~ Looking Into You, by Jackson Browne I drove north to Seattle this past weekend to help my stepmom with removing some furniture from her new apartment she now shares with her new husband. During the drive up I stopped off at the house I lived in from the time I was a year or two years old until about 9, when I moved from my Mom’s house to live with my…

Teamwork and floats

Posted on February 6, 2023

Nora had some basketball games this weekend and I was reminded why referees are necessary boundary markers for the games we play. When there are refs, but clear violations of rules are not called, things just get out-of-hand. And they did in one game. In the other game the refs made it clear from the start that they would call penalties which kept the game in good competition. Also a float in Amazon Creek, which flows near our house as seen on my run yesterday.