Archives for October 2010

MSHS Football Final Regular Season Game Tonight

That's right football fans.  Tonight is the last regular season game for your MSHS Wildcats.  It's also a home game and is senior night.  A night for recognizing the hard work and leadership of all senior … [Read more...]

Boo! Cool Halloween Happenings In The Valley This Weekend

If you are looking for some Halloween fun over the weekend here are some events to consider... For The Kids: ~  10/30 & 10/31 - Ride the Halloween Train at the Snoqualmie Depot. See the historic depot … [Read more...]

That Special High School Friend – Maybe Things Happen For a Reason

The other day I changed my Facebook status to a short paragraph in support of all those affected by cancer.  This was the same day I ran a Facebook search on my high school best friend and found her.  She said … [Read more...]

Storm Damage Closes Snoqualmie Road

Today's stormy weather has closed a local Snoqualmie road.  396th Drive between SE 70th and SE Reinig Road is closed due to downed trees and power lines in the roadway. No word yet on when it will re-open. If … [Read more...]

First Fall Storm Finally Hits Snoqualmie

If you're new to the area, get ready for Fall's rude awakening.  October's been fairly pleasant so far - with more sunny days than rainy ones, mild temperatures and well, no wind yet. That's all changing as the … [Read more...]

October 23rd – Make A Difference Day at Three Forks Park

Participate in the biggest national day of doing good and community service right here in Snoqualmie.  Today, October 23rd, is National Make a Difference Day. Grab your garden gloves and shovels and help beat … [Read more...]

Snoqualmie Valley – All The Little Things Add Up

Someone asked me the other day why I like living here so much.  I told them it's just everything... the people, the views, getting snow when Seattle gets rain.  I pondered this question as I drove this week. I … [Read more...]

The Road Back – Homework, Quizzes and Now Mom Has My Phone

Okay, I did it.  I cracked.  I am officially a  crack in the pavement on my daughter's  road back to a new normal.  My daughter is smart.  I don't feel we expect too much from her.  We expect what we know she … [Read more...]

Life Lessons From 13 Year Olds

This is my first season head coaching Snoqualmie Valley Rec Soccer.  It's not quite what I expected... but this fall has been full of surprises on all fronts.  Nothing surprises me at this point. I coach 8th … [Read more...]

MSHS Football Game vs. Juanita Tonight

Tonight marks the final game of a three game home stand for the Mt. Si Wildcat football team and the beginning of the final stretch of the season.  MSHS faces the Juanita Rebels - who sit one game ahead in … [Read more...]

The Road Back Through Jordy's Eyes….

Writing sometimes soothes me.  Helps me sort out my thoughts.  Gives me some perspective.  I offered up this blog to my daughter and her friend if they ever wanted to write.  If they wanted to share with you … [Read more...]

King County Special Budget Meeting at MSHS Tonight

In preparation for a 2011 King County Budget that will include $60 million in cuts, the chair of the Metropolitan King County Council’s Budget Leadership team is encouraging the public to get involved by … [Read more...]

The Road Back – I Have How Much Homework to Make Up?

So here we are... on the road back to a "new normal" for our daughter... and we hit a road block.  That road block would be a mountain of make up  high school homework.  Of course, isn't it always in the honors … [Read more...]

Mt. Si High School Homecoming Game Tonight!

Yup, it's here.  The night of the much-anticipated MSHS homecoming game and half time show - complete with excitement and fireworks!  If you hear loud booms tonight - no worries.  It's just the half time … [Read more...]

The Road Back – Depression Is Part of the Normal Grieving Process

I learned something new yesterday.  It is normal for a teenager to go through some depression while grieving the loss of a close friend.  I think I always knew this.  So watching my grieving daughter the past 3 … [Read more...]