Monthly Archives: March 2014


Once again I am hesitant to write this post.  If you are following the news from Washington State, you have heard about the Oso Mudslide.  Which is about 40 miles north of me. We have had record-breaking rains this month, … Continue reading

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Going WAY old school

Well today was a different day in Seattle.  It rained ALL day, getting us closer to 10 inches of rain for the month of March (Yep we have already set a record as the wettest March ever).  Just in the … Continue reading

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Well there’s good and bad

I’ve told y’all many times I am an avid reader.  I honestly can’t remember a time since the 4th grade that I wasn’t in the middle of at least one book.  It relaxes me, fills time when I am waiting … Continue reading

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A dad challenge

For some reason lately, I’ve been thinking about all the stuff the kids did when they were younger. Both the Manchild and the Mathmajor did a LOT more things than I ever did. Of course, the main reason for this is … Continue reading

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A tale of two commutes

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times… OK, I admit it, I have never read “A Tale of Two Cities.” I only know this line because its used time and time again on different TV … Continue reading

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When its time…

Folks, I need to tell anyone and everyone who is reading this that I debated for quite a while before posting it.  Those of you who follow me regularly hopefully know that I mean no disrespect at all to anyone. … Continue reading

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Gotta love a good ride

I don’t know about where you are, but here in the Pacific Northwest, particularly around Seattle, we have had the 3rd wettest March of all time.  Let me tell you for us that’s saying something.  If we get .69″ more … Continue reading

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Friends in Low Places

Ok I am not a big country and western fan (at least not any more) but one song I do like is  Garth Brooks “Friends in Low Places” Well I’ve got friends in low places, where the whiskey drowns and … Continue reading

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That didn’t work out the way I planned

I can NOT tell you how many times over the last almost 50 years I have said this phrase.  From the time I slid down an icy embankment when I was 5 (I was trying to get to cool icicles. … Continue reading

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Love this time of Year!

If you did not know prior to this, I work in downtown Seattle Washington and live just north of here. (17 miles as the bike travels a little closer if you use the freeway and a car).  Like most of … Continue reading

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