This Here’s the Rubber Duck

We bought walkie-talkies on Amazon last week, and I have to admit, I’m pretty excited. More so than any self-respecting adult should be. Good thing I have so little self-respect! The whole thing was Tara’s idea; she'd suggested a while ago that we purchase walkie-talkies so we can communicate more easily between vehicles while driving … Continue reading This Here’s the Rubber Duck

Farewell, Pyeongchang

I can't believe the Olympics are over now. They'd been a near-constant companion for 2+ weeks, and I'll miss them. And when I say "constant" I mean that. This has been the view from my desk at work: I even had to move my coworker's plant out of the way, as she rudely had it … Continue reading Farewell, Pyeongchang

NNWM/19: Daydrinking

Today was a good day. We met up with our friend Chris at McMenamin's Grand Lodge in Forest Grove in the morning. It had been a few months since we last saw her, so we had a lot of drinking catching up to do. OK, fine: drinking, too. What can I say? Their Bloody Marys … Continue reading NNWM/19: Daydrinking

Get Crazy With the Cheez Whiz

This crazy, busy summer continues to speed right along.It's hard to believe we will be in Nevada this week. We're driving to Ely to visit family and friends. And bringing along Audrey, who is in for a serious case of culture shock because she has never experienced small town life before. We're leaving Wednesday after work, driving … Continue reading Get Crazy With the Cheez Whiz