Judge Ferrera was ‘made for this position’

The picture on the front page of the paper that morning caught my attention. It was Sunday, Jan. 7, 2018, and there on the cover of The Wenatchee World was the image of a woman dressed in a long, black judge’s robe, smiling, her two young daughters wrapped up in her arms and her husband […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Looking for something fun to do with the family? Read on for a few suggestions: The Chelan County Fair is on through Sunday. It’s First Friday Art Walk time again, and admission will be free all day at the Wenatchee Valley Museum & Cultural Center. There will be a free screening of “Coco” at Lincoln Park on […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

Happy Thursday! Looking for something fun to do with the family? Read on for a few suggestions: Family Game Night returns to Pybus on Friday. The Wenatchee Riverfront Railway will be operating this Saturday Saturday. The Chelan County Fair returns next Thursday, Sept. 6 through Sunday, Sept. 9. A local mom is offering sewing classes for ages 8 to adult. Want […]

Traveling to Ireland with children

Two weeks in Ireland? Sweet. Doing it with a four-year-old and an 18-month-old? Not so sweet. Actually, never mind. Really. I’ll just stay home. Those were my first thoughts when a friend invited my family and me to Ireland. She and her family live on Inis Mor (pronounced Inishmore), one of the rugged Aran Islands […]

What’s happening? Your weekly events post

After so many days stuck inside the house because of smoke, anybody else extremely ready for school to start again next week? Like, you’ve already got your kids’ lunches packed? Ditto. But we’ve still got one more weekend of summer fun to go, mamas, so let’s get to it: The NCW Fair in Waterville opens TODAY! […]

Falling in love with running

I was not a runner.  I was working on a small-scale farm that supplied vegetables for a restaurant.  My schedule wasn’t demanding, which meant I had free time to explore and hike the local trails. And then one day, on a whim, some co-workers and I signed up for a 5k trail run. That’s when […]