Monthly Archives: July 2011

getting warmed up

Snapped at tonight’s family BBQ. Gotta get my shutter chops warmed up for the upcoming week with the whole Macy/Williams/Anderson clan annual gathering out at the beach. Consider yourself warned.

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free – part two

The second annual Free Box giveaway is going so well, we might be forced out of business before the end of its opening night! And we had another collection of good stuff (obviously). Shoppers are carrying it away before I … Continue reading

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little visitor

We were visited yesterday at the office by this little person, who is interested in everything he sees. You probably figured the rents weren’t far away. You’ll see more of these dear ones in the days to come.

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it’s the little things

On warmer days we like to leave the back door open so Mr. Darcy can come and go as she wishes. The trade off is the pesky little hovering flies that prefer our kitchen over the grand out of doors. … Continue reading

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it’s about time!

I probably mentioned my excitement about the birthday I celebrated last week. Some people feel otherwise about aging, but I find it particularly appealing. I can’t say I look forward to the part when someone has to dress and feed … Continue reading

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I couldn’t help but think of this 1991 picture of Quinn and her friend Tracy when I saw this offer on “Hey, It’s Free!” So I passed the offer (show up at Chick-fil-a in a head-to-toe cow costume and get … Continue reading

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surprise visitor

Just because my friend Craig commented: “Might just have to find a way to drive through Newberg to give this place a try!” on my Uprooted coupon post a couple of days ago, doesn’t mean I had the first inkling … Continue reading

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a cool deal

Yesterday I blogged about our delightful Fourth of July, calling it a cool ride, which included a delicious lunch at Uprooted food cart. Today we have a cool deal to offer. Take us up on it! We’re quite sure you … Continue reading

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a cool ride

Two days ago, Saturday, after hitting some garage sales, we drove around town looking for the moving hotdog stand for a bite of lunch. We were unsuccessful in that mission but oh so much more successful in finding lunch! There … Continue reading

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so sweet

It’s hard to not just stand and stare, she’s that sweet. Click here to see what I mean.

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