Auctioneer's mascot goat
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Saturday Auction goat

The saturday auction in Stanwood has this amazing goat in the window. I guess it’s to get passersby to think “Next week is our wedding…

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Bicycle in tree
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Proved dad wrong

When I was a kid, I liked to ignore the kickstand, I would get off my bike coming up the driveway, and let it wobble…

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Marysville Opera House Survey Marker
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The coast guard got bored

I was out walking the dog in the relatively unpopulated area behind the Marysville Mall, and encountered this survey marker in the cement next to…

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Chicken yard on Wade Road
Posted in Highways and Byways Observations

Can’t torment the chickens

There is a chicken house alongside the Interurban Trail in a stretch where we walk the dog; Cody always likes to stop there and go…

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Zombie incident response truck
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Trouble at the Home Depot?

Some years ago, we were fixing to go in the hardware store, but then I saw this in the parking lot; was there a zombie…

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Golden Corral Sign
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A devil’s bargain at the buffet

There is no way I am taking a dozen rugrats to the buffet, I don’t care if I can feed them for ten bucks.

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Walking on stilts at the county fair
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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
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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
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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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Virgin Mary broken but not defeated
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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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