Monthly Archives: November 2009

Thanksgiving Greetings from Paradise!

Here in the Pacific Northwest, we were given (more) rain and snow for Thanksgiving! I’m working at the Jackson Visitor Center at Paradise today. The picture above was captured through the Mountain Cam, which looks up to Mount Rainier herself … Continue reading

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Cookies!

I got a tin of cookies from my Mom yesterday. Some of you have had my Mom’s Christmas cookies before. I look forward to these boxes every year. 🙂 YUM!

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Student Letters…

One of my favorite jobs is answering the letters we receive from students, requesting park information to help them with their school research projects. Below is a snipet from a letter received this week. — Question #8: Is there precipitation … Continue reading

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The Challenge: An Orchid

My future sister-in-law picked out an orchid for me this week. I got a beautiful little plant to cheer me up after the surgery. (And my UPS man now thinks I’m WAY popular. Three deliveries this week.) I love houseplants; … Continue reading

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A Little Distraction

True to life, just when things start picking up speed, a twist is thrown in. Last Saturday, I had horrible stomach pains. I wasn’t sure it was my stomach, but it hurt pretty badly. Anyway, I got better, but on … Continue reading

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