Giving Thanks

We are thankful for: – “Doubling” our family size this year – WORK! (for good and for bad) – Health; bodies that get us around – a gym membership – a kitchen to cook and bake in – ONE Saturday in Tennessee with no rain – every ray of sun that comes out in our … Continue reading Giving Thanks


We headed out for a short weekend at the coast this past weekend with a group of friends. One of Tim’s favorite places on earth is a friends beach house on Copalis Beach out on the peninsula. The culture of “going to beach house” for the weekend is a mix of laid back comfort and … Continue reading Clamdigger

Draw the Line

There are few artists that I don’t question before purchasing their newest album in full – David Gray is one of them. His newest album, Draw the Line, has met my expectations as he moved from some of his softer piano songs in Life in Slow Motion (which I absolutely LOVE) to a little bit … Continue reading Draw the Line

Hubby’s Birthday

For those Twilight fans out there, you know that the Olympic peninsula is one of the rainiest places on planet earth.  While this is a great reason for vampires to take up residence, it is not always the most welcoming weather for camping and hiking. Nonetheless, Timothy’s birthday (which happens to be MY 1/2 birthday) only comes once … Continue reading Hubby’s Birthday