Misadventures in International Dating

Disclaimer:  This will be a slightly different post that what my readers are used to, but I felt it was a story worth telling, plus it's somewhat cathartic. Living a stone’s throw from the Canadian border makes the Vancouver dating scene a viable option. Sure, there are a few raised eyebrows from CBSA officers at the …

Odd News

Do any of you fellow bloggers ever look at the "Referrers" section in your Site Stats?    As I perused my stats and maneuvered chopsticks over lunch today, I noticed a website called "Odd News".   This sparked my interest, and I clicked on the link.  The person who noticed my blog name on the WordPress link had apparently been reading a …

Steps

I have been lacking inspiration.  Maybe because it's the middle of a dull, gray January, or maybe because math is killing me slowly.  Whatever the reason, my creativity has been zapped.   I did manage to spot these steps on the way home Sunday.  Located downtown Bellingham, I remember not to long ago when they looked …

Hitchhiker

I was reading by my bedroom window yesterday afternoon when I heard the buzzing.   Glancing towards the ceiling, I watched the little wasp crawl towards the overhead light.   As I debated killing it or trapping it to later set it free, it dove abruptly to some unseen location by my bed.  I think I heard the …

Latex Stalactite

As I was driving along Lake Samish Drive last Friday I spotted two graffiti covered rocks.   I stopped to take a few pictures and was fascinated by the layers of paint that have dripped into colorful latex stalactites.   There's art everywhere!

Favorite Search Terms

I was reading Lisa’s blog this morning, and she mentioned the random search terms people used that ultimately connected them to her WordPress blog.   This got me looking at my own site stats, and I found some interesting things!  Now, I have absolutely no idea who actually is doing the searching.  All WordPress tells me …

Snow Caps

This is just my quirky sense of humor coming out, but the snowfall on these little weeds, flowers, and leaves almost looks like hats.  The first, a Tyrolean hat from the Alps; the second, a Russian Ushanka; the third, a simple men's flat cap.  What do you see?