Stuffed Bell Peppers (That He’ll Actually Eat)

Cooking is a challenge. Half the time I’ve just come off a long shift where I’ve stood and/or run around like a bat out of hell for the majority of 10 hours. I do not feel like standing anymore. If I could lie down and cook, I’d be all over that S. Instead, I try…

Weekly Photo Challenge: Horizon

This is a photo I took about six years ago while driving through southern Idaho. I grew up in this area so it brings me home in an instant. There is something soul-quieting about the stark beauty. Can you see the double rainbow?

The Couple’s Massage

You know that feeling when your shoulders seem permanently slouched forward and no amount of stretching will ever bring them back to a respectable posture? And when your neck feels like it needs to be stretched and/or popped every five minutes? And when a simple grope-around-the couch-cushions-for-the-remote move causes your back to spasm and twinge?…

Near Freeway Park, Seattle

Instead of “Emerald City” perhaps we should switch to “Foggy City”? I particularly like the contrasting leaves of the two trees on this corner. I get to walk by every day I hike (yes, hike or hill climb or whatever you want to call it) to work. This is a unique park as it is…

An Atypical Pacific Northwest Autumn

Today started as a foggy-stay-under-covers type of day. When I finally made myself leave the house (and housework–so sad) it was overcast, then this afternoon the sun burst through the clouds. This autumn has been unusually dry, crisp, and I’ve enjoyed crunching through the leaves. Hope you enjoy some of my images from this afternoon!…