Tar and Abby

Friday, November 27, 2015

who won the Apple Cup?

university vs state

The boys at the state rivalry game. They each went to one of the schools. We'll say go team!

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

happy turkey day

An elk out where The Engineer works.

Wednesday, November 18, 2015

abby and tar enjoy the quiet

and the promise of cookies - if they consent to get their picture taken.
winds from this storm are over.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

wind, wind and more wind

The third and fourth semi-trucks to tip over. so far.
77 mph right next door. 113 mph on top of one of our hills.
there is a school where the kids are stuck. too dangerous for buses to come get them.
wind still blowing.

so we NEED rain

wish we could get it without 60 mph winds.... here on the east side we have tons of blowing
dust which shuts down roads - those that don't have semi-trucks blocking them from blowing over.
this is Lake Washington.

Saturday, November 14, 2015

one embarrassed dog

In WA state - firefighters having to rescue a cat AND a dog from a tree.

Tuesday, November 10, 2015

fall in gnome land

we are enjoying the leaves (and mugs of beer...)

Saturday, November 7, 2015

really? what happened to gray?

I expect the use of the word 'anthracite' from a fashion designer or interior designer or decorator.
But from a football team?
Our colors have always been crimson and gray. This could be considered 'dark gray'. But anthracite - I had to look it up.
Regardless - hope they win! :-)

One hour from kickoff! We will be in the Crimson helmets with anthracite jerseys and pants!

Thursday, November 5, 2015


you can see the foot that had the surgery in the back. she is glad to be home. we bought the most comfy cone of shame they had.... but still does not look fun. what next?

question for dog owners - re abby

One of abby's nails came completely up from the quick and then fell off. never have seen this before. she is at the vet, will be sedated and the quick trimmed all the way back. then the plan is for the quick and the nail to grow back together.
she wasn't anywhere new - just patrolling her backyard. so now we are going to have two recovering from surgery around here. luckily the engineer was able to come home and has the next three days off to deal with us...
anyone seen this before?

Tuesday, November 3, 2015