Category Archives: Fun Entries

Get Real Photo Contest

Our oh-so-cute little Maximo is a big hit in the awwww department!  Click on this click: http://www.getrealphotocontest.com/vote.aspx?id=6879 Vote for him in the Get Real Photo Contest!  You could help us win a flat screen TV!  Boy that would be really … Continue reading

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More You Tubies!

Check out these two new vid clip arrivals!   Puppy Play! Maximo and Shadow Maximo, our 7 week old hound-mutt mix wrestles with Shadow, our 1 1/2 yr old black retriever   More llama loving! Doggie Kissing Shadow and Stellar … Continue reading

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The magic of the Mountain Loop?

I like to think that we live in a day and age where miracles are commonplace and one’s spiritual growth is paramount in one’s journey.  Nothing makes you stop and reflect this as much as when you experience something out … Continue reading

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Snow! No Power! No Phone! Eee-gads! I’m on Exile Island!

Wow what an adventure these past five days have been! I arrived Tuesday to a foot and a half of snow falling on the land with no sign of stopping. Of course, the power had already been out by then.  Trees … Continue reading

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Art mirrors life mirrors art…

As you well know, I am living in a yurt, with a kitchen in a barn, and a honey bucket outhouse.  I don’t have the Internet and I don’t have cable or satellite.  I’ve got my DVD player for some … Continue reading

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Wet, wet, and more wet…a river runs high

As you’ve no doubt have heard by now, the Pineapple Express has inundated the Seattle area with its warm November rains.  When this happens in our neck of the woods it means that the river will swell to mammoth proportions … Continue reading

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Good Things come in Threes! Auction, Oysters, Halloween

Events, Events, Events!  This weekend was all about events.  And oh what a range: –          The AgForestry Benefit Gala Auction –          Oyster Frenzy! At the Flying Fish Restaurant –          Halloween Bash at The Cuff Nightclub  Yes, everyone, there are plenty … Continue reading

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Railroad Days Fun!

Ah, another Railroad Days weekend has come and gone and I’ve got the pictures to prove it!  If there ever was a typical small-town parade, then this is the one.  It comes complete with marching band, drill teams, tractors, and … Continue reading

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Enter the blackberries (Again) bringing the fiddlebacks too

There are days when we work hard and then there are days when you hardly work.  Yesterday was definitely a work hard day.  With the advent of fall weather closing in on us, it is the time of the year … Continue reading

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A boy and his Yurt

This entry goes out to Deborah (http://bijouxusa.spaces.live.com/) who was intrigued by the idea of a yurt…as Ellen says "HOLLA!"   I truly love my yurt!  I do honestly.  There is just something that borders on a spiritual quality about these round … Continue reading

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Railroad Days coming up!

In 1889, the same year that the state of Washington was created, Joe Pearsall set out prospecting the mountain peaks just up the road from here.  As he climbed up and saw the sparkling galena on the ridge he thought … Continue reading

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Watching Ellen…

So, I’m watching The Ellen DeGeneres Show today and she is all about blogs!  I love it!  I wrote her an email about our project.  I remember reading somewhere last year that she also had a few alpacas or llamas … Continue reading

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It’s getting a bit batty

So it just dawned on me that we needed to add another entry to our category of wildlife stories, which I’m sure we are going to have plenty of.   Glenn and I are in the yurt ready to go … Continue reading

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Frickin’ Fraken Bracken Fernin’

Well here I am mid-week and up at the land.  But wait!  How is it that I am making a blog entry if that is the case!  Well it just so happens that I turned my laptop on to check … Continue reading

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Glenn sings: Seattle Men’s Chorus at City Hall

With 80+ degrees and not a cloud in the sky it was a nice break from the ranch construction to head downtown for the free lunchtime concerts at the new city hall.   What’s this?  Well, it’s the Seattle Men’s … Continue reading

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The last 4th of July in the city

Our in-city apartment has the greatest view of Lake Union where the fireworks are shot off.  There is always soemthing to see on the lake including the Chinook helicopter trailing the giant American flag right before the fireworks starts exploding … Continue reading

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