Happy Memorial Day! Oh, you're not American, you don't see your flag represented, and/or that's not your holiday? Or you are American but you disagree with _____? Well gee then, you're free to go. In fact, I'm sure whatever freedoms you do enjoy didn't come at a cost to you or anyone else, so there's … Continue reading Memorial Day (2020): Step Into the Sunshine
In celebration of New Orleans Mardi Gras, how about a quick display of the purple, green and gold? Please remember the Mardi Gras rules: Be proud. Proud as a peacock! But always remember what comes before a fall. Take good notes. Even better, take good pictures. It all goes by in a blur.
Happy Valentine's Day!
Over the holidays, I traveled to Eureka California, which is known for their restored Victorian-style buildings, one of which has been named, "The Pink Lady." (The Pink Lady in cocktail lore is a drink that... oh, here, look it up yourself; you're just browsing the internet right now anyway, right?). While taking photos, I spotted … Continue reading The Pink Lady’s Toast
Holiday cards sent? Check! (unfortunately, that took all week to accomplish) I only have a little time to put up a few decorations. How about a tree? ...or two? Done! Hmm, what now? Maybe some whimsical decorations? Something serene and beautiful? Or both? Done! What's missing? Oh yeah! Victorian carolers and a Nutcracker! Done and … Continue reading Last Minute Decorations
Turkeys gobble, "Thanks!" (mainly to vegans), While vegans say, "Thanks for all the seeds, man." Seeds sprout their thanks for water, soil and light. Lights blink thanks for an evening rest to Night. Night winks, "Thanks for the tickles!" to owls and bats. Owls hoot their thanks for plump and juicy rats. Rats squeak thanks … Continue reading Turkeys Give Thanks
"Did you hear about the surfer who tried to catch a wave while wearing a mask?" "Uh-oh... What happened?" "He got all jacked up." More Surfer Statue fun.
Humpty Pumpkin perched on a cabinet Reminding everyone that it's now Fall. You can guess how this story ends, I'd bet. Everyone enjoyed the season -- That's all! ~ Camp Host Chad The End More Halloween Decoration
Two questions: Are you ready for Halloween? Not me! Thanks to neighbors, though, I can share this: And thanks to my co-workers, share this: 2. Did you understand my Bodie reference in the last post? Yes? No? Should I explain Bodie?
Remember Bubba from "Forrest Gump" and his litany of ways to cook shrimp? The kitchen at my current job is well-stocked with a variety of snacks. The guy who stocks the snacks is extremely proud of the current pantry. As I've repeatedly heard this week, he stocked, "Pumpkin spice creamer, pumpkin spice yogurt, pumpkin spice.... … Continue reading Pumpkin Spice Serenity