Tracking

VHS Tape Before I ever had cable, satellite, DVD’s, Netflix, Amazon, or whatever streaming option, I had the VHS. A product of the 80’s we would go to the Video Depot, a marvelous place filled with rows and rows of endless entertainment. There were even rows I wasn’t supposed to go down because those movies … Continue reading Tracking

It’s The Little Things

In life it is so often the little things that make a big difference and in this case that little thing was a tiny little dog bed. We recently ordered some new dog beds online, this is a strong argument for shopping local, and what showed up were two tiny little dog beds. They were … Continue reading It’s The Little Things

Life in the Haze

Driving through the Haze in Northern California For much of September I lived in the haze. I took a quick drive to Northern California where the smoke was so thick, I felt as though I could physically touch it. The surreal colors created by the sun and chemicals made it look like I was moving … Continue reading Life in the Haze

Passion Brings Football to the Community

It is rare to find the point where passion meets the desire to give back to one’s community. Tyler Anderson’s History of Whatcom County Highschool Football Facebook page is exactly that combination. Anderson is a big sports fan. He enjoys the competition, the athleticism, and the history but what he loves the most is what … Continue reading Passion Brings Football to the Community

The 3 P’s

A Shuttle which is hit in the game of Torques For those of you that don’t know this about me I am a full-blown yard game junkie. I bring games with me everywhere I go, I am the annoying guy at the barbecue trying to get people to play games, my family is constantly on … Continue reading The 3 P’s

Lessons Learned: Camping in the Rain

The rain fly did it's job! Last year, Leavenworth, this year, Mazama. The meteorologists all said it would rain. No matter how many times I checked or how many times I chose not to believe them, there was no doubting away the rain. Last year we stuck it out through the thunderstorm the first night … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Camping in the Rain

They Can’t Say Yes if You Don’t Ask

How many times have you denied yourself the opportunity to do something because you chose not to even ask if it was a possibility? We are so scared of rejection that we would rather deny ourselves the “something” we would like to do, rather than ask and see what happens. I have certainly fallen into … Continue reading They Can’t Say Yes if You Don’t Ask

Brush Your Teeth

Currently rocking a green toothbrush We all have ques in our daily life that trigger an action. These ques are not good or bad they are just what tells our brain it is time to start or stop doing something. That action may have positive or negative results, so learning what these ques are can … Continue reading Brush Your Teeth

New Life Brings New Energy

From Left to right: Chocolate Chip, Margaret, Coco We have a few cows that we raise for beef and when a bull is part of the equation we end up with calves. I’m not going to go into the inner workings of that, but I am going to talk about what it does to the … Continue reading New Life Brings New Energy

Lessons Learned: Sandcastle #2

Maui Beach Sunset with Palm Trees We were fortunate to take another trip to the beach this winter and yet again we found ourselves building a sandcastle! This year I went into the process with full acceptance that my daughter would destroy whatever we built so this was much more about the journey than the … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Sandcastle #2