Ripples of Hope Award and Speech

I wrote here about being chosen as the recipient of the 2020 Ripples of Hope Award. Man, what an honor! Did I mention that TOM BROKAW won last year? Yes.. yes I did mention that-- I still can't believe it! How does someone follow Tom Brokaw? Well, I'm not entirely sure, so I just ignored …

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Making it work- going to a concert at the Zoo.

For months I had been looking forward to going to a concert at the Oregon Zoo. The concert series at the Zoo is one of the highlights of summer in the Pacific Northwest. The stage is set up right next to the elephant exhibit, and you are able to sit on lawn chairs and blankets, …

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