The Haze Days of Summer

There shall be eternal summer in the grateful heart. ~ Celia Thaxter Have I mentioned the PNW is having the hottest summer on record? Our grass is crunchy, my skin is dry and now we have smog from forest fires. The British Hubby and I have lived through forest fires from the Santa Ana Winds…Read more The Haze Days of Summer

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Hiking in the Heat

There are no shortcuts to any place worth going. ~Beverly Sills The PNW is having a record breaking hot summer. This makes hiking and outdoor activities challenging. On Sunday, the British Hubby and I went for a mild hike. Okay, the British Hubby said it was a stroll. Weather you're hiking or strolling in the…Read more Hiking in the Heat

July 4th Adventure: We’re Gonna Need More Fuel

“Well this is not a boat accident! It wasn’t any propeller! It wasn’t any coral reef! And it wasn’t Jack the Ripper! It was a shark.” Hooper from Jaws July 4th is Independence Day in the States. Over my morning tea, I contemplated dumping all that tea into the Boston harbor. It made me a…Read more July 4th Adventure: We’re Gonna Need More Fuel