One of our local grocery stores has a huge milk and cereal sale a couple of times a year. One of my colleagues and I got to talking about how boxed breakfast cereal played a big part in our nutritional and cultural lives.
Starting in July, a new law goes into effect allowing all adult Washington-born adoptees to get a copy of their original birth certificate without going through the courts. As an adoptive dad, I'm not sure how I feel about this.
Sunday marked the 34th anniversary of the cataclysmic May 18, 1980, eruption of Mount St. Helens. To me, it does seem like it happened long ago, but some of my experiences of that day remain very fresh in my mind.