Month: August 2019

Captured Roadrunner gift shop novelty
Posted in Flotsam

Be careful what you wish for, coyote..

I found this little roadrunner novelty souvenir at a thrift store a while back. He’s a cute little guy… just a little roadrunner doll, made…

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Posted in Love and War files

French Bulldog Performs Surgery

I am not sure why this paragraph bothers me, it seems to be grammatically correct, yet it can give the wrong impression at first glance;…

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Walking on stilts at the county fair
Posted in Highways and Byways

It’s D-day for the 4H kids

We went to the Evergreen State Fair in Monroe on Friday. If you have ever been to the fair, well there you are. Nothing is…

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Happy gator
Posted in Highways and Byways

Retired Gator

We saw this alligator at the Reptile Zoo up in Gold Bar, and you can tell by the look on his snout, he is retired….

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Hollywood stars on the walk of fame
Posted in Highways and Byways

Bad Combo in the stars

We were shuffling down the Walk of Stars in Hollywood a few days ago, and I came across these; Mister Rogers and… Sarah Silverman? I…

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Posted in Observations The Advertising

Missed opportunity

Consider the case of C. B. Moore, Optometrist. WHY did he not take the GOLDEN opportunity to hang out his shingle as C MOORE OPTOMETRIST…

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Posted in Back in My Day Flotsam

Color me recycled

I was going through some stuff in the garage, and I found this McNeilus garbage truck coloring book. What happened was, when I was working…

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Virgin Mary broken but not defeated
Posted in Highways and Byways Observations

Protection for the stormwater retention pond

This broken Virgin Mary appeared years ago at “Petey’s Pond” (So dubbed after the dog I had when we discovered it). Someone put her back…

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Posted in Geocaching

Flew the coop

We decided to fly the coop yesterday, driving around in Mount Vernon, walk the dog, look for Geocaches, etc. Didn’t have a lot of luck…

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Posted in In the Shop


My daughter likes to keep track of appointments and whatnot on this magnetic calendar board. She regularly goes to a day program with the initials…

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