Pretty much all of the West Coast of the US is under this shroud. Wow, that is a good word for it. We are coughing and sneezing with eyes burning. Inside the air is better but the whole situation is downright stifling. We are all waiting for the weather change that was promised us. Well, maybe promised is too big a word.
It is a challenge to keep oneself upbeat with these layers of pestilence in our shroud. In a weak attempt to cheer myself up I have been trying to remember humorous or positive events in the last few days. I know that I am whining. My Rebecca has the cable news on and there are numerous stories of folks loosing their homes. One was the Fire Chief in a community that was working when her home went up. There are folks with real big problems.
I am definitely whining, sorry but that is about all I got today maybe. But I do remember James, Wiley’s friend that went with us on the mountain trip, made us laugh one morning. Well, to be fair, he makes up laugh often with his quirky sense of humor. But on waking up he said that he had Christmas carols playing in his head. Hehe, sounds good to me as long as it’s not the Chipmunks!
Then we were on our way back to Vashon and we stopped in the town of Albe, WA for a Scaleburger. For a what? There is a tiny walk-up stand -in-the-rain burger joint there that we love. It is called Scaleburgers! That is a logging deal. The logging trucks that are hauling cut timber out of the forest have to stop at a scale to get weighed to make sure they are safe for the road. So what would be more appropriate than a Scaleburger? They have different sizes on the menu, I had a “Legal” and the guys both had “Overloads”. They have great fries and made from scratch milkshakes.
We were sitting out at one of the outdoor picnic tables gabbing about stuff and politics came up. Somewhere along that I said to James that in the last election I didn’t vote for the present president but wrote in Pete Carroll the Seattle Seahawks Football Coach. And Wiley said sheepishly that that was one of their favorite stories about me. Geez, that’s funny.
And speaking of FOOTBALL the Seahawks won YESTERDAY! We are so starved for football us Americans. But that is a good start to hopefully a whole season for us. We so need some good news!
Well, thanks for being with me today as I whine. We here are waiting on our rain and wind to come and rescue us. Hope that your day goes well for you.
Monday loves, Felipé.