Winter is coming!

As I was pedaling home today, trying not to melt in the 80+ degree weather.  I started thinking about the changes in seasons that are around the corner and what needs to get done here soon.

Yep, winter is coming…. Continue reading

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Anti-Social Valentes they call us!

You know how you can go day after day, and they all kinda merge together?  Shoot, even the weekend days can be like that.  One Saturday of errands, yard work, bike ride etc can meld into the next.  Not that we don’t enjoy our Saturdays!  But it takes a bit to make one stand out.  Today would be one of those Continue reading

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If’n I could choose

So, I KNOW this may come as a shock to many of you, but did you know that not everyone 100% agrees with me or my views?  I can hear the collective “GASPS” and “To HELL you says” being uttered as you read this!

So, I thought I’d share with you all what I would want for the Mathmajor and Manchild.  Why?  Well cuz its my blog, and it sounded like fun, AND I’m going to be interested in what people think.  It won’t change my mind, but it will be interesting. Continue reading

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Scope Creep!

I am not sure how things like this happen, but suddenly Michelle and I are VERY busy over the next few weeks.  This weekend we have the Manchild (he and I are going to see Expendables 3 this weekend.) We also have the dreaded Block Party (we HATE that) on Saturday.

Next Thursday is a Wine offering party from one of our favorite wine makers, Ross Andrews.  Then the following week, we have the first WSU football game of the year (GO COUGS!).

After that, Labor weekend hits, and things get really busy.  A Dave Mathews Band concert at the Gorge in George, Washington.  Afterwards, we have a trip to the wine capital of Washington State, Walla Walla!  With all this going on, I’ve been thinking about our last trip to David Mathews.  Continue reading

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The Best ride in a long time!

OK, I will go on record here as giving you permission to remind me of this post in few months when I am complaining and looking like this


Gotta love my work shop glasses for dark and wet days!

Gotta love my work shop glasses for dark and wet days!

But this morning we woke up to some serious puddles, and a world that had been rained on all night.  I walked outside and went “Ahhhhhhhhhhhhhhhhh” Continue reading

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Talking to yourself

As I sitting here this evening, back door open, rain coming down and cool breeze coming into the house I am thinking that I might have a shot at getting some sleep tonight since it aint so stinkin hot.   When the house is quiet like this (kids are at their mom’s, Michelle is out like a light) you never know where your head may wander or what thoughts pop into your head.

Tonight for some reason, I thought about the talks I have with myself while on the bike… Continue reading

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The summer without shorts…

Folks, it hit 90 here in Seattle, it never does that.  In fact, 90 degrees today topped off 30 straight days of over 80 for our neck of the woods.  Around here, people get cranky and grumpy when this happens!  Some of us get creative in staying cool at work and at hime!



Outside walking though, I remembered the hottest summer job I ever had! Continue reading

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