winter sports for kids

It must suck to live somewhere puddle jumping and ice skating are the same thing. ~Kristina at a Minnesota rest stop As a child, Kristina was the original puddle jumper. Every year we bought a new pair of  waterproof boots, in a...

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keep on keepin’ on

Sometimes you just have to. Keep on keepin’ on. Even when there’s funky shit going down in the city. Maybe especially then. The human spirit is stronger than anything that can happen to it. ~CC Scott Because keeping...

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a walk in the snow

Last week, Ed and I had an unexpected day to ourselves.  After considering the many ways we could spend the time, we opted for a drive to Rattlesnake and a walk on Iron Horse Trail. taken with my cell phone, using the camera...

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a red hat in snow

As I write this, it’s 3:45 and it is basically dusk outside. When it snowed last Monday, the clouds were heavy, but the white blanket on the ground was lovely and sparkling – something we in the Northwest seldom see...

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the opposite of this

Today, we had our first snowfall of the season.  Actually, we had our first snowfall of two seasons, as we didn’t get any snow at our house last year.  (Folks in other parts of Seattle did, but we did not.) Morning opened...

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