Category: Life

Celebrating The Holidays – At The White House! Here’s Our White House Holiday Party Tour!

Originally posted on johnrieber:
Yes, my wife Alex and I attended the White House holiday party on December 21 – an incredible “once in a lifetime” night – so how did this happen? Here’s the story! It all began when my Alex received this…

Sun Setting on 2022

Dropping by to say goodbye to 2022. After a week in California I’m ready for home and the New Year. Welcoming 2023! – Susanne

Forty Years Ago – Anniversary Edition

I once had a conversation with my grandpa who told me he’d recently found himself saying ‘forty years ago’ and he remembered back when he was younger how some older folks would also say ‘forty years ago’ and wasn’t it curious that he now… Continue Reading “Forty Years Ago – Anniversary Edition”

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

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