June 8th, 2018


I awoke this morning, much like the rest of the world, to the shocking news that Anthony Bourdain had died. Bourdain's shows really sparked something inside, and I could even say he inspired me to not only take some chances and try new foods here in this country, but also to travel and experience the … Continue reading June 8th, 2018

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May 19th, 2018


I took this short video in my backyard today. I hung these flags up over my Japanese maple a few days ago. I picked these up in Kansas City, MO on one of the many trips I made when my mom was sick. I got them at a store called Temple Slug a few blocks … Continue reading May 19th, 2018

March 6th, 2017


I finally went to a local drinking establishment tonight that was rumored to have $1 tacos on Tuesdays. Sure as hell, they had 'em so I ate 'em. Now that I am moving I wish I had gone there sooner. There are a few other places I need to hit before I move. I got … Continue reading March 6th, 2017

December 16th, 2017


Another grey and showery day here in the PNW. That's okay, though, since we did have a few beautiful sunny days earlier in the week. Got my laundry out of the way first thing this morning so that is done. I finally have a massage next week and my neck needs it badly since muscle-relaxers … Continue reading December 16th, 2017

October 22nd, 2017


Tomorrow is the start of my last week of work for the season, and I'll be off a few of those days so it will not even be a full week. There are a few last-minute end-of-season things to wrap up and we will be done. During the winter there is mainly the maintenance on … Continue reading October 22nd, 2017

Better Than Videos of Cats


Yep. Hard to believe I know. I downloaded the Pluto TV app on my Apple TV and have been watching the "Tastemade" channel. I came across these two video series and you can't help but watch them. One is called "Kitchen Little". Better than kittens. The other one is so silly but addictive so I … Continue reading Better Than Videos of Cats

A Bit Contemplative


It was five years ago today I started at the Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge - my first home in Washington. September 27th, 2012...it was the beginning of big changes in life and this chapter has been incredible thus far! I have posted most of my adventures on here since the start (hurry...check out all the … Continue reading A Bit Contemplative