Girls like flowers

After 14 springs in Washington state, I guess I don’t have to go to the tulip fields every April. Fortunately, Mia and I saw some color in the beds along Mount Vernon’s newish Skagit River Walk. Join the Wordless Wednesday Blog Hop! Powered by Linky Tools Click here to enter your link and view this Linky ToolsContinue reading “Girls like flowers”

6 ways to beat the winter blues

Last week I started experiencing some pretty textbook symptoms of the winter blues. After cheering myself up by buying not one but two new winter coats, I shared Mental Health Tip #1: Retail Therapy. The next day, I decided that watching Making a Murderer is doing nothing to help anyone’s Seasonal Affective Disorder, so thatContinue reading “6 ways to beat the winter blues”

Things that go blink in the night

What do dedicated dog owners do when the sun goes down? Walk their dogs anyway! To a degree, it can be easier for us to walk Leo when it’s dark and cold, because there are fewer joggers and cyclists. We took our first afterdark walk of the season on Saturday, and realized that one of our blinkyContinue reading “Things that go blink in the night”

Throwback Snow Day

I don’t know what the rule is for Throwback Thursday, how old the photos have to be. Two years doesn’t seem very old, but when you’re dying to play in the snow, it feels like ages ago. Best I can remember, January 2012 was the last time we had any snow worth playing in. ThisContinue reading “Throwback Snow Day”