Monthly Archives: August 2011

the purple heart

OK, this is a bit weird, but I had to write about it, because to me it’s kinda cool, kind of like a Twilight Zone thing… When I close my eyes, sometimes I see a hazy sort of nothingness, and … Continue reading

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More Victoria and then home

Tuesday, August 16th Things happen for a reason and usually work out for the best.  I was concerned last night about our ferry ride back to the USA, because the departure time changed.  When I made the reservation, it was … Continue reading

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Victoria, B.C.

Sunday, August 14th The highlight of the day was a ferry ride to Victoria, the capital of British Columbia.  I was sad that we were leaving Vancouver but excited to see our next destination.  Victoria is, in a way, the … Continue reading

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Pacific Northwest vacation part 2 – Vancouver

Friday, August 12th A flexible attitude is essential for good traveling.  The plan for today was basically to see the Space Needle, but it turned into so much more!  Because the morning started out overcast (big surprise), we realized it … Continue reading

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Pacific Northwest vacation part 1 – Seattle

Wednesday, August 10th I approach travel day with a bit of trepidation now, thanks to years of experience of myself and my family letting stress get the better of us.  Somehow it seems we can never finish packing for a … Continue reading

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more groovy songs!

I’m beginning to sound like Austin Powers, I know!  But the list could go on and on… Shakin’ the Tree – Peter Gabriel & Youssou Ndour Love this song, and there’s a great video to go with it!  Peter Gabriel … Continue reading

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feelin’ groovy

From Dictionary.com: groov·y http://sp.dictionary.com/dictstatic/d/g/speaker.swf %5Bgroo-vee%5D  Show IPA –adjective, groov·i·er, groov·i·est. 1. Slang . highly stimulating or attractive; excellent: groovymusic; a groovy car. 2. inclined to follow a fixed routine. Huh?  Fixed routine?  Nooooooo… From Urban Dictionary: 1. groovy 467 up, 64 down A term that came about in the 60s. It means “excellent”, “tubular”, “awesome”, or “cool”. Guy 1: Dude, I just … Continue reading

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