joolee's forty

forty days. forty stories.

my neice julie

by Carolyn Gregg I first met Julie 27 years ago when I began dating her Uncle Gary.  I have watched her chase her dreams and follow her heart through high … Continue reading

March 14, 2012 · 5 Comments

always studious

by Joanne O’Connor “Joolee” and I met my first day in college at the start of her Sophomore year.  I was just a few doors down from Joolee.  I think … Continue reading

March 13, 2012 · 4 Comments

squid balls?

Fun filled 4 weeks of strange food, beautiful granite, no westerners, rusty ring bolts, urban camping and Asian cities. by Andy Tyson After meeting Joolee on a NOLS rock-climbing course, … Continue reading

March 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

lulliby of julie-land

by Julie Raine We were introduced by mutual friends.  We both needed a roommate for the season, so our friends connected us via email.   Two Julies, one room and one … Continue reading

March 11, 2012 · 3 Comments

easier ways to make a milk shake

by Donna Aurand Do you remember the time we were riding in my car on Big Ridge and we hit a COW? You and Kristen were in the back seat, … Continue reading

March 10, 2012 · 1 Comment

starting from Shasta

by Casey Gardner I dug around and found some images of Joolee and I’ve been trying to remember the details of our times together. I mostly have impressions of SCINTILLATING … Continue reading

March 9, 2012 · 3 Comments

coming into the country

by  Peter and Leisa Kokes There isn’t any one incident that stands out in our minds that makes Julie such a unique individual—–it’s a combination of many self effacing traits … Continue reading

March 8, 2012 · 1 Comment

never fall out of the boat

by Don Wray and Tina Green First from Don: “Jooooleeeee!!”  I probably screamed like a teenage girl.  Kayaking in Prince William Sound, it was Joolee’s “check ride” as a Lead … Continue reading

March 7, 2012 · 4 Comments

what we give

by Don Cooley I know that the writing assignment was to tell a story about Jules that stands out and there are two problems with that.  First problem is that … Continue reading

March 6, 2012 · 5 Comments

…and a responsible babysitter

by Ray Legenza Julie has had a very profound impact on my family.  Fortunately, the counselors believe the psychic scars can be suppressed. Mitchell, my eldest son, has endured being … Continue reading

March 5, 2012 · 1 Comment

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