Tag: Memories

Ready or Not

Originally posted on Cats and Trails and Garden Tales:
It’s 4th grade and I’m at the school that looms large in my memory. We’re sitting on the steps under the overhang of the building,  a covered entryway somewhere between in and out.  School hasn’t…

The Eyes Have IT!

This week I’m thankful for all of you bloggers who faithfully give us prompts and challenges.  You really help to keep my creative juices flowing – which would otherwise dry up. So for Cee’s Fun Foto Challenge, Seeing, I give you the wonderful eyes… Continue Reading “The Eyes Have IT!”

Forty Years Ago

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… Continue Reading “Forty Years Ago”

A Tale of Turkey Day from Long, Long Ago

You may remember this Thanksgiving story from long, long ago… * * * * * * * * When I was growing up my favorite part of Thanksgiving was not the turkey. Neither was it the dressing which is my favorite today but wasn’t… Continue Reading “A Tale of Turkey Day from Long, Long Ago”

A Fishing Trip Back in Time at Mineral Lake

Mineral Lake is to my husband what Hood Canal is to me: a place full of childhood memories, of long summer days spent camping, fishing, and swimming. Yesterday we made the drive to Mineral, a tiny town whose claim to fame is the beautiful… Continue Reading “A Fishing Trip Back in Time at Mineral Lake”

Memories in Bremerton and a Ferry Ride to Seattle

We were looking for a way to spend a sunny spring day and settled on a drive to Bremerton, where we’d visit the Navy Museum and take the ferry back to Seattle. The day would trigger long forgotten memories that I will share with… Continue Reading “Memories in Bremerton and a Ferry Ride to Seattle”

Tiger ~ musings on the early days

Originally posted on Cats and Trails and Garden Tales:
After we first arrived at our new home to begin the third of our nine lives, Bob & Sue put us in our own little room where we had everything we would need.  They brought…

Memories at Snoqualmie Falls

The day before the snow arrived – it seems so long ago – we went to Snoqualmie Falls, one of our favorite local attractions.  The Falls are an easy drive from Seattle and a place to wow your out-of-town guests.  Or to celebrate a… Continue Reading “Memories at Snoqualmie Falls”

A Walk through Time at Columbia City and Seward Park

Temperatures were in the 30’s today but skies were clear and blue so we bundled up and went for a walk at Seward Park.  But first we stopped by Columbia City, one of Seattle’s old neighborhoods, full of charm and memories for my husband… Continue Reading “A Walk through Time at Columbia City and Seward Park”

A Tale of Turkey Day from Long Ago

When I was growing up my favorite part of Thanksgiving was not the turkey. Neither was it the dressing which is my favorite today but wasn’t then. What I remember most are the hors d’oeuvres and wine flips and the trip downtown for football.… Continue Reading “A Tale of Turkey Day from Long Ago”

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