Small steps…

It’s hard to believe that almost seven months have passes since my father was out driving in his truck. An awful lot has occurred in that short time. All the vertebrae breaks, surgeries, cancer diagnosis and everything else.  Today was a small milestone towards his return to a “normal” life. He ventured out on aContinue reading “Small steps…”

Paper cutting

After one week I’ve managed to pull together the start for 4 lanterns in Gold, Lacquer Red, Celery Green and Burgundy. A second Copper color is also ready for cutting. One discovery this week has been the importance of sharp blades. It makes all the difference on one’s hand/finger muscles. Yes, muscles are a tadContinue reading “Paper cutting”

Paperlantern Update

Yesterday, before heading to Eugene for lunch, Dave & I stopped by J&J Electric in Albany. I was on a quest to find parts for the lamp. Very nice folks there! The gentleman listened to what I needed and took us in the back to show us parts. We discussed the possibilities and came awayContinue reading “Paperlantern Update”

Creating a Donation

The biggest fundraiser for the Jensen Arctic Museum is fast approaching and it’s certainly causing ripples in our household. Why would it be causing interest? The biggest reason is that Dave was elected president of the museum board several months back and the museum needs to migrate to a new location. Money, they need money!Continue reading “Creating a Donation”