Category Archives: Current Events

Make These Awesome Garden Stones Right Now.

I made these yesterday. I’ve been messing around with these gigantic molds and finally figured out a batch I really like. Here’s how I did it: First of all you need to get these: Millennium Falcon Han Solo trapped in … Continue reading

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If that’s your flashlight, you can’t have it back.

Remember when you were nine and flashlights were a commodity to be hoarded and you never lent anyone your flashlight because what if it didn’t come back? Today on our walk to school, my son found an emergency flashlight (one … Continue reading

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Cassoulet is friggen’ awesome.

So I’m trying this thing out where I actually keep up with this blog. And you can tell I’m serious because I used the word ‘blog’ and I absolutely hate that word. Also the words ‘panties’ and ‘beefcake’. I have … Continue reading

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What I know about fashion.

I am not typically known for what I wear. This is because clothing, to me, serves a purpose. That purpose is to keep me warm and reasonably dry. My wardrobe comes in five colors: grey, blue, black brown and green … Continue reading

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Cheap Thrills.

This is my dog, Thor Michaelson: He is completely awesome. He has a majestic tail, a handsome profile and devil-may-care attitude. PLUS, a floppy ear. Everybody knows that some of the best dogs have floppy ears. He is an all … Continue reading

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Soooo…This happened.

We still have a land line. I don’t know why. Our only phone is a retro-style rotary phone with a great big clunky receiver near which I constantly have to yell DO NOT PLAY WITH THAT, THAT IS OUR ACTUAL … Continue reading

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Keep it secret! Keep it safe!

Last year, I bought some of these: I got them at Pier 1 Imports. Or maybe it was Cost Plus. I don’t honestly remember. All I remember is seeing it and thinking: HOLY CRAP THAT IS TOTALLY A SECRET MESSAGE … Continue reading

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Tonight we have POETRY NIGHT.

Instead of iPad time while her brother was in the bath, the littlest one asked me to write a poem with her. And really, when a little girl asks you sweetly if you would “please write a poem with me?” … Continue reading

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Snoopers be snoopin’

You know what Geocaching is? What am I thinking? Of course you do. You’re not an idiot. Well, a few years ago, we did lots and lots of geocaching. Of course, that was before either kid learned an impressive amount … Continue reading

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Restaurant Review: The Eatery & Ice Cream shop at Edmonds Marina

The Eatery & Ice Cream shop at Edmonds Marina is a small restaurant on the first floor of the Arnie’s Restaurant building south of Brakett’s Landing in Edmonds. If there is another name for it besides “Eatery & Ice Cream” … Continue reading

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