Category Archives: Trips

My Mother’s Day

I am not a mother, but I have a great one.  I started, though, by honoring her mother and grandmother with visiting their graves and placing flowers. Then I met mom for a fancy afternoon tea at Queen Mary’s Tea … Continue reading

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So Tom, Ryeleigh and myself headed out on an afternoon trip yesterday to take care of some items on my Skagit Bucket list.  This was somewhat prompted by Tom running out of his new-favorite garlic salt from San Juan Island … Continue reading

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Coronation Preparation

I had never particularly cared about the British royal family until we happened to see the queen at Buckingham Palace.  I was weirdly in awe.  I have come to realize (probably sacrilegious) that having someone in government who was raised … Continue reading

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