Ultrasonic Rodent Control

One thing we didn't have to deal with in Nevada and never had a problem with was rodents, whether it be mice or rats. Here in the Northwest, they are much more abundant and will get into almost everything. Not long after getting into our house we noticed that something was chewing on the insulation … Continue reading Ultrasonic Rodent Control

Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History Podcast

There are a few podcasts I listen to every week, and those include TWiT (This Week in Tech) by Leo Laporte, and MacBreak Weekly, also hosted by Leo and on the TWiT network. All of the TWiT podcasts come in many formats and you can choose whichever you desire. Other podcasts on the TWiT network … Continue reading Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History Podcast

Rain and Temperature Data for 2018

Last year I posted the rain and temperature data for 2017, our first full year here in the northwest. That data can be found here. The 2018 data is listed below. Overall, we had less rain in 2018 than in 2017 and it was slightly warmer in 2018. The average rainfall for Hansville is 33" … Continue reading Rain and Temperature Data for 2018

Cape Disappointment and the Pacific Ocean for Christmas

About a week ago, Rose asked what I thought about taking a road trip for Christmas. She was interested in visiting Cape Disappoinment State Park and the light house and other sites there. She called around last week and found a place to stay. Alicia had some time off and we wanted her to come … Continue reading Cape Disappointment and the Pacific Ocean for Christmas

Hurricane Ridge Today

Today we travelled to Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park to take our Christmas photo that had snow in the background. There was about 10” of new snow and we took a bunch of pictures to consider for the card. This year instead of ordering the cards online having them printed and then sending, we … Continue reading Hurricane Ridge Today

Luna Jumped Out of the Truck!

This morning I received a frantic call from Alicia. She was crying and hard to understand. My first thought was that she had been in an accident. Alicia’s next words were Luna jumped out of the truck. My heart sank thinking she was injured or worse. Alicia finally was able to tell me she had jumped … Continue reading Luna Jumped Out of the Truck!