Tag Archives: USA

25 years…

25 years. today marked the 25th anniversary of the space shuttle challenger disaster. i very much remember watching the launch at school and being horrified when it exploded soon after liftoff. here’s an article about the anniversary. here’s a nasa video about the anniversary:  

amazing speech…

the day after…

november 3rd. the day after election day and i woke up disappointed. i pretty much expected the outcome. the republicans took over the house. luckily the democrats retained control of the senate. apparently people have forgotten that the president cannot move mountains. he was not given a magic wand when he took office. how could […]

vote.

tomorrow is november 2nd and that means one thing – VOTE. i did. i voted early through the mail because that is how oregon does it. of course i got a follow up letter saying that my signature didn’t match from when i signed up so I had to send in a new one. but […]

september 11th…

today is september 11th. 9 years later. sometimes it seems like yesterday. still, it’s hard to believe. ventured out to the SE section of portland today with lee. she arrived back in town on friday, much to our delight. i dropped lee off at one place and i went to find parking. i ended up […]

cross country

finally did the math on the trip across the country. 3,148 miles traveled. 13 states traveled through. north carolina virginia west virginia kentucky indiana illinois missouri kansas colorado utah wyoming idaho oregon in 9 days. 9 longgg days.