Summer Flashback – Strange Visitors, Men in Skirts, and More!

It's the last weekend of summer, which means it's a sad time around here. Faces are glum, moods are down, and we're already counting down the days until it comes around again. So, what better way to hold onto summer than to have a little Summer Flashback full of the strange visitors to my garden, … Continue reading Summer Flashback – Strange Visitors, Men in Skirts, and More!

A Beastie-Filled Anniversary

The first of October has rolled around again, and while for many people that means it's time to roll out the pumpkins, for Mr Husband and me it means it's time to celebrate getting hitched! That's right, we celebrated our anniversary earlier this week with a little getaway to the Oregon Coast. And of course, … Continue reading A Beastie-Filled Anniversary

Finn McSpool: Treasure Hunter of the Oregon Coast

Yes, it's time again to hop back across the pond from Finn McSpool's trip to Ireland for another local adventure -- this time on the Oregon Coast where Finn not only tries his hand at rock climbing, but also uncovers buried treasure. With the thermometer hovering right near 100 degrees (about 37-38 degrees C) Portland … Continue reading Finn McSpool: Treasure Hunter of the Oregon Coast

Beasties, Books & Burgers…and Super Zapper Ray Guns

This week we're taking a little break from Finn McSpool's tour of his homeland. Well, not really a break, because this post is all about a Beastie workin' hard (sort of) for the money...and for the benefit of library lovers everywhere. Like his human counterpart, David Beastie works at the local library where he toils … Continue reading Beasties, Books & Burgers…and Super Zapper Ray Guns

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Finn “Robin Hood” McSpool Takes a Detour to Waterford

We're back with another stop on our tour of all things Finn McSpool. Finn, damn it, stop hogging the keyboard. Sorry, about that. That should read, another tour of all things Ireland. While Kilkenny is a gorgeous little town that I could nestle into for a month or more, one morning Mr Husband and I … Continue reading Finn “Robin Hood” McSpool Takes a Detour to Waterford