Monthly Archives: January 2015

January 2015 – A Day in Seattle

Sometimes on the weekend when we don’t have anything else planned we drive into Seattle, explore a new neighborhood or re-visit one of our favorites. We usually don’t have any specific goal in mind, just explore the city. This dark, January day we decided to go downtown. Continue reading

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January 2015 – Teaching English as a Second Language

Two years ago I started tutoring English as a Second Language (ESL) to immigrants and refugees from around world. Two days a week I volunteer as a tutor working one-on-one with students and also as a teacher’s aide assisting in the regular coursework at our local community college’s adult ESL program outside of Seattle. But why? Continue reading

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January 2015 – 2014 in review

The stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog.

Here's an excerpt:

A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 6,600 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway train, it would take about 6 trips to carry that many people.

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Christmas; Chihuahua Style

When Christmas time comes we usually think of Mexico. With Sonia’s family in Chihuahua Mexico we usually go there and this year was no exception. So we packed our flannel shirts, long pants and wool caps and a couple days before Christmas Eve flew Seattle to Houston, then Houston to Chihuahua. Continue reading

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