Fort Ferry bashes birthday bunkers with hurricane views

everyone at hurricane ridge

Is it safe to order the ‘famous crab roll’ in the city of Dungeness, Washington? Hint: We were at the Salty Girl Girls Cafe. How about Salmon, Sauvignon Blanc, Crab Melt or Salad Nicosia? Where is the best view in Washington State? Who would bring his wife on a romantic walk through abandoned gun emplacements at a maritime fort? (While surrounded by grazing deer?) How many birthdays were celebrated during a short visit to the great Northwest? And why might it be risky top drive across the Tacoma Narrows Bridge?

Birthdays! Airplanes! Haircuts! (with Grandchildren)

dan and the girls local park March 2021

Does the (second) Moderna vaccination mean that you can get your hair cut? (Professionally?) Is it possible for a professional to do a mustache trim when both the client and the pro are wearing masks? Would you think to ask “How Much?” if a car rental place offered you an upgrade? If you’re two years old, is there anything more exciting than a storm sewer? (Well, maybe a swing?) How did flying feel after a long hiatus? Read More...

Read Hop on Pop ’s Bananas at Trader Joe’s Pumpkin Patch

Leandra and Auriane at the pumpkin patch in a cart

Who knows, and communicates, the Washington State Rules of ‘This House’? Are swings and slides safe in the time of COVID? Will Dan be able to successfully walk around Lake Padden? It shouldn’t be hard: Magellan and Francis Drake circumnavigated the whole planet. But — Dan was on foot and they had sails. How is Trader Joe still able to sell a banana for the same price they charged in the 1960’s? What do you look for when you go to a pumpkin festival? Who made a Jack-O-Lantern with glasses? Read More...