Archive for the 'Life in the Pacific Northwest' Category

Backyard Date Night

Friday, May 8th, 2020

Ane not going out to babysit every Friday means that she’s home to babysit her brothers.  Which means that Friday evening is date night for me and the Webmaster. I mean, it’s not like WE can actually go sit down anywhere and eat.  We’ve been getting takeout from whichever of our favorite local restaurants are […]

Spring Is Here…

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

Every day, there are just a few more signs that spring is here. My lilac tree (it has moved from “bush” to “tree” over the last few years) in the backyard is tall and heavy with blooms right now.  They smell just wonderful. This time is not going to last forever.

Out For A Walk

Thursday, March 26th, 2020

The weather has been trying to make up its mind whether it will be spring showers or spring sunshine. When it is sunshine, I try to get the boys outside to ride bikes.  But yesterday, Thumper and I went for a long walk around the neighborhood. We only had to avoid a few puddles, but […]

Rerun Rides A Bike!!!

Friday, March 20th, 2020

It finally happened, and it is a MIRACLE. Rerun, after years of fighting us, learned to ride a bike today! We worked on balance, and then I was running alongside him for a while, keeping him balanced and giving him a sense of handling and pedaling at the same time.  Little Mo’s mom and Neighbor […]