Play Time

As I have been talking to people over the last couple months the consistent theme is what they now see as important is a lot different than a year ago. They are trading maximizing the dollars they can make for enjoying what they do every day and who they do it with. Spending time with … Continue reading Play Time

Quirks

As we go about our daily lives we interact with all sorts of people. Some we know intimately and others we share the briefest of moments as we pass by them in life. From our closest friends and family to the barista at the coffee shop we get know the people in our lives from … Continue reading Quirks

“How Are You?”

Changing cell phones can be a pain in the neck. It has gotten much easier now that information is easily transferred between the phones and gone are the days of manually entering all your contacts or going to a kiosk in the mall to have them transferred over, but the process can still be cumbersome. … Continue reading “How Are You?”

The Unexpected Handshake

Umtanum Creek Recreation Site Bridge On a recent trip to the Canyon River Ranch, which is located on the Yakima River in-between Ellensburg and Yakima, we decided to go on a hike a couple miles up the road at the Umtanum Creek Recreation Site. We had done the hike once before and were excited to … Continue reading The Unexpected Handshake

The Year Long Hangover

2020 Hangover 2021 I started writing this post by sarcastically rehashing 2020 then deleted it deciding this was not the place for that. You know what just happened, you lived it and don’t need to relive it again right now. I’m sure Time Magazine, Fox News, NPR, and all the other media outlets will be … Continue reading The Year Long Hangover

Battery Life

Battery Last night I looked down at my phone and surprisingly it still had almost half its battery life. This is abnormal for me often having to charge my phone before the end of the day. This is a combination of two factors, one my phone is old, so the battery life is not what … Continue reading Battery Life

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

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

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