Monthly Archives: May 2009

four day weekends

Written on May 29, 2009 at 1:28 pm, by

Through July, I will be enjoying four and a half day weekends. I started summer off right with a three day excursion to Portland to celebrate memorial day. I stayed with friends Jess and Erik and enjoyed several lazy sun soaked days. The impetus, however, was to go see Grizzly Bear kick off their national Continue Reading »

Written on May 19, 2009 at 9:31 pm, by

It’s spring in Olympia. A few updates: This past Friday, Montana and Alabama turned 9 and 7 years old, respectively. They celebrated their birthday by running around outside, napping and scarfing treats, repeatedly. I can’t believe my kitties are older than my housemate’s kids. They are better traveled than many of my friends. Montana alone Continue Reading »

Northern’s Official Opening

Written on May 17, 2009 at 10:57 pm, by

Finally, after 3 1/2 months of renovating and working on The Olympia All Ages Project art gallery and music venue, Northern, we officially opened our doors. We passed our inspections on Friday, hung our first show in the gallery, cleaned up the space, and did our first real sound check mere hours before the first Continue Reading »

Kombucha and Friends

Written on May 17, 2009 at 9:01 pm, by

The chicks are now approximately 4 weeks old. They each have their own definite personality; they’re so fascinating to watch. The kids were also here this weekend, providing adorable photo ops. This weekend was beautiful and temperatures in Olympia topped 80 degrees. Kombucha! Hollis discovered that the chicks love dandelion seeds. The Hard Luck Hen Continue Reading »

another sunday afternoon

Written on May 4, 2009 at 10:10 am, by

Another Sunday afternoon at the ABC House. Chickens and bonfires. Chicks, from left to right, as named by Kindred and Hollis (with the exception of Kombucha): Kombucha, Caramel, Chirpy, Shaky (being held) and Pecker. Yes, we have a chicken named Pecker. Kindred and Caramel Kombucha! Housemate Ruth is in Love with my cat Alabama Shawn Continue Reading »