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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 […]



Memorial Day 2019

Monday, May 27th, 2019

Have I ever mentioned that we live within easy walking distance of a cemetery?  Our neighborhood is filled with mostly older homes, though we’ve had our share of new construction over the years.  But the cemetery definitely makes for a stabilizing and quiet influence. After 16 years in this house, I decided that it would […]



When The Game Stinks

Thursday, May 23rd, 2019

Just like last year, Rerun’s school PTA bought a block of Mariners tickets – and of course, we decided we had to go.  The game was last Saturday, and for the first time in a loooooong time, Friend and Doc and the boys came with us! It was also a bobblehead night, and Rerun is […]