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More Snohomish

If you haven’t ever taken a lazy (preferably sunny) afternoon and lazed around Snohomish, you’re really missing out. My favorites from my most recent trip: The truck that sashayed down the road, blowing bubbles in mass quantities while playing the … Continue reading

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The Great Escape

The best thing about having teenagers and older children (as in, not in diapers), is that I can now occasionally leave them at home with Daddy or grandparents and escape for some Mom Adulting Time. The very best part of … Continue reading

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Mt. Saint Helens

We took the tribe to visit the mountain voted “Most Likely To Blow Its Top”.  It seemed an opportune time to give them a feel for what kind of wholesale catastrophe can happen when too much pressure and heat build … Continue reading

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Redneck Salad Spinner

While on vacation, we sometimes have to improvise when our usual kitchen gadgets are relaxing at home. We took an extensive lettuce selection from our garden with us, and washed it upon arrival.  Wet lettuce created the need for… the … Continue reading

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Coffee Farm Tour

While we were on Kauai, we took a tour of a local coffee farm.  They’ve got it nicely set up for tourists.  Loved the details – like the stamps in the walkways: Mr. Caffeinated, so embarrassed to be caught touring … Continue reading

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Dream Trip

We just got back from celebrating our anniversary … in Hawaii!  We’ve been talking about doing this for two decades.  It was a blast. We went to the island of Kauai. It was absolutely gorgeous. We saw some amazing sights, … Continue reading

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Antiqueing

“All right.  So when you’re away for a weekend, we’ve established that you have some odd adventures.”  {see posts one and two of this series}  “Don’t you people do anything, you know, normal?” “Well… sometimes we look at antiques.” “Oh!  … Continue reading

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