So, with November here, we are approaching 8 months as coast kids. Eight months of living in a small town of a little over 8000 people on the Oregon Coast
Day to day, working, running errands and just doing your everyday tasks, sometimes its easy fo forget things are different here. But then there are days like today that remind you… Continue reading “Loving a small town!”→
Trail magic, be it on a hike or on a bike, is when a complete stranger does something for you out of the goodness of their heart. There is no tangible or monetary reward for the giver of the magic, he or she simply does it because they want to…
You know, I really didn’t think it was possible. We western Washington folks have become known for our enjoyment of good coffee, good beer and excellent wine. On days when the snow has flown, and Seattle has in essence shut down, I have seen people trudge to Starbucks for coffee. And I myself have walked through a blizzard for the aforementioned beer.
But yesterday, I found the weather that keeps people away from great wine…
You know how weekends are supposed to be relaxing? You know, sleep in, laze around, sit on your ass? Yeah that was NOT this weekend. It was busy from the minute I woke up yesterday to about 5 minutes ago when I started writing this post… I am a bit tired…. Continue reading “Its been a weekend!”→
I describe myself pretty often using four words: Antisocial and Cold and Callous. Anyone who works with me will tell you that I will come up with any reason excuse possible to avoid going out for unit lunches, or drinks after work. I like most of my co-workers, but I figure being ‘stuck’ with each other for 8 hours a day is enough. More time with each other is NOT needed.
I also avoid all drama, regardless of the origin, by simply ignoring anyone generating the drama. It’s pretty darn easy when you get good at it, and alleviates a WHOLE lot of stress!
So given this, on days like today when we are out and about in Woodinville, it amazes me how many people like us! I don’t mean just being nice, I mean they seem to really like us!