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Best Game And Show

Monday, June 3rd, 2019

If you haven’t been following the Mariners this season, well…. it’s been rough.  This was billed as a “rebuilding year,” but the team got off to an insanely hot start.  Then it all came crashing down. So, are we still going to the games?  Yes.  Are we hoping they will win?  Yes.  Are we really […]



Flashback Friday

Friday, May 31st, 2019

It’s fireworks night at the game tonight!  More importantly, it’s STAR WARS fireworks night! And it’s the first fireworks show of the year.  Soon the park will be lit up, just like many times before… but the name will be different on the sign. And with Thumper’s noise-canceling headphones in hand, we are all going […]



Thumper’s First Field Trip!

Thursday, May 30th, 2019

Today was the kindergarten field trip at Thumper’s school – and I got to go along as a chaperone!  Imagine two busloads full of wiggly kindergarteners, along with lots of parents, patient teachers, and a farm full of fun things to do. That’s the name.  The place in Snohomish is literally called “The Farm.”  It’s […]



Literary Thumper

Wednesday, May 29th, 2019

This boy is so freaking adorable. The T-shirt is pretty great, too.  And yes, it is one of his favorite Dr. Seuss books.