Monthly Archives: March 2017


Dear Readers, In case you can’t recognize me, that’s yours truly lying in a hospital bed. (Hospital to be named later.  After I’ve recovered.) I went to the emergency room and five days later, they released me. Long medical horror … Continue reading

Posted in Memoir, Uncategorized | 28 Comments

Three Little Words

WARNING: This may be the most politically-incorrect and controversial blog to ever appear on Letter From Elba.  So fasten your seat belts.  It’s going to be a bumpy post. The photo that leads off today’s blog was taken in 1983. … Continue reading

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As many of you know, I work at Leslie Hindman Auctioneers.  I started last September and I love it. ICYMI, read all about it here. I am still a newbie- learning the ropes all the time. To date, I have … Continue reading

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Let’s get this straight.  I don’t drink coffee. Never touch the stuff.  In fact, I’ve never had even a taste of coffee. Weird, I know. (Made all the weirder by the fact that I love coffee ice cream and coffee … Continue reading

Posted in coffee, Post Camp, Seattle, Starbucks | 16 Comments


I am not handy.  I am not a do-it-yourselfer.  Nor am I a contractor, plumber, electrician, roofer or finish carpenter. And yet, my new favorite store is…. Menards. ICYMI: Menards is a chain of home improvement centers primarily in the … Continue reading

Posted in Candy, Menard's, pop culture, Shopping | 12 Comments