A week ago on Tuesday morning, Artondale Elementary School hosted a ribbon-cutting at its new playground — in a drizzle — to the wetness of which the crowd of umbrella-covered excited kids, sponsoring PTA members and school staff seemed totally oblivious.
I recently took it upon myself to search for a dressy dress for a 7-month-old baby girl. Ariel is my friend Jeannette’s newest granddaughter. She was arriving soon from Alaska with her parents, Kim and Sam. The young couple were preparing for their June wedding on Fox Island.