Category: Life

Celebrating Coffee! Why Don’t You Have a Cup?

Yesterday was National Coffee Day here in the U.S. and tomorrow is International Coffee Day, so I thought I’d split the difference and celebrate today! Earlier this week another study was released suggesting that 2 – 3 cups of the brew is good for… Continue Reading “Celebrating Coffee! Why Don’t You Have a Cup?”

Summer’s Last Hurrah – at the Washington State Fair

We spent the last day of summer at the fair – the one we used to call Puyallup – under sunshine, blue skies and temperatures climbing into the 80’s. Rides, food, and entertainers – we enjoyed them all – without masks and without worries… Continue Reading “Summer’s Last Hurrah – at the Washington State Fair”

September Kismet and School Daze

September is my favorite month, the blending of summer and fall, a time of beginnings and endings. It reminds me of those early days of grade school – seven years to be exact – spent at Frank B. Cooper School. The building is still… Continue Reading “September Kismet and School Daze”

Out of Covid Jail – Hooray!

I got the new test kits in the mail and tested negative last night and today. So, after 12 days I’m officially out of covid jail. I thought I’d celebrate with these charming sea otters from Morro Bay. (I’ll take any excuse to share… Continue Reading “Out of Covid Jail – Hooray!”

A Covid Tale and a few more Skippers

Okay, I didn’t mention that I’ve had Covid the last 10 days. It came as quite a surprise. I woke up with a sore throat, felt lousy that first night, and the rapid test confirmed it the next day. Felt like a combined flu… Continue Reading “A Covid Tale and a few more Skippers”

Captured by Bubbles

Don’t ignore the ordinary. Happy Monday! 🙂 Susanne

It’s a Coffee Kind of Day

Coffee. Because it’s another day. ~ Susanne

Monday Musings

Stormy weather all week, within and without. It makes for some pretty windshield art as trees drop the last of their leaves. Inside, Benji has the morning crazies and after a bit of play I send him outside to cool down while I make… Continue Reading “Monday Musings”

A Look Back at Benji and the Fair

The State Fair in Puyallup is up and running this year albeit with safety precautions in place – masks worn inside and out. We went on a rainy day last week and it was a different experience, but the same in many ways. We… Continue Reading “A Look Back at Benji and the Fair”

Happy Fourth of July!

~ Susanne

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