Month: July 2005

Tartans and Pipers and Swords Oh My…

This weeked was the Pacific Northwast Highland Games at the fairgrounds in Enumclaw, Washington. We try to get up there every year, and each time we go we have a blast and get sunburned. This year we were especially careful about using sunblock, staying in the shade and my husband even bought me a hat, …

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aaron albert haley bagpipes

Lament of the Piper’s Wife

Shortly after our wedding, my husband decided he wanted to learn how to play the bagpipes. He had a set of pipes he had once bought on a whim at a swap meet and then allowed to collect dust for years. These pipes were old, made in Pakistan – which by most everybody’s account means …

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Rufus

I’ve been battling the same sinus infection for the past 4 years. Finally, one day in a conversation with my physician, I had to come to terms with the fact that I just have not outgrown my childhood pet allergies. After 4 years with Rufus, through thick and thin, I was going to have to …

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A Three Hour Tour

For Mr. H’s 30th Birthday, I took him out whale watching… well that was the idea anyways, but apparently the whales didn’t get that memo. The tour went out of Friday Harbor, so we had an adventure just getting there. We drove to Anacortes, two hours north of home, and then took a ferry across …

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Max and Ilona’s Visit – July ’05

Max, Ilona, Grandma, and Grandma Candy… We had a great visit with Max and Ilona and Grandma, and made sure we got to spend some quality time with Grandma Candy as well. The kids were great, and we had such a good time with them. We had so much fun. But WOW, what a lot …

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