Archive for August, 2007

Fatoumata’s annual progress report

Thursday, August 30th, 2007

Recently, I received a letter from a World Vision worker, which included the 2007 annual progress report for Fatoumata, a picture of her, and a drawing made by Fatoumata. Due to privacy concerns, I’ll not display a picture of Fatoumata on the web site. But I can show you how the report looks like. As […]

Book – Invisible Cloak

Friday, August 24th, 2007

In the past few weeks, I’ve focused on getting my book “Invisible Cloak” ready for publication. I accomplished my second milestone: send a copy to the Copyright Office. Now, I must focus on the publication process, which will take about two months. Excerpt from book’s Preface: Ideas and concepts that many have labeled nonsense or […]

Common sense laws and parking laws in Seattle

Sunday, August 12th, 2007

Last Friday while parking my car on a street in Ballard, a small suburb of Seattle, I was confronted with a parking situation, which most of us know all too well. Who hasn’t experienced that someone takes your parking spot, though you’ve been first in line. Since the person, who took my parking spot, acted […]

Eartha Kitt at Jazz Alley in Seattle

Thursday, August 9th, 2007

For many years now, I’m living a far too isolated life in the Seattle area. Since I’m not working for a company, my social contacts are very limited. In addition, I’m not only single and without any family in this area, I’ve not met anyone with whom I could imagine wanting to be in a […]

Special caution with candles and tea lights

Wednesday, August 1st, 2007

We all know that we must take extra precautions when handling candles. They can easily fall over and accidentally ignite a fire. Therefore we’re already aware of their danger. But what about a candle or tea light containing a special ingredient that makes it extremely flammable? First of all, it shouldn’t be in the candle […]