Archive | June 2016

Heidi on Easter Island

With Hudo back in the shop, Heidi has a lot of time on her hands, so she is visiting Easter Island.  These photographs may put Easter Island on quite a few people’s bucket lists. Read More…

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Not the Sharpest Tool…

Mongo is very bright when food is involved.  He can open jars.  He can snatch food off the table without moving the plate.  He can even push open stuck (but not closed) doors if it suits his purpose.  But one morning this week, Dad turned around to see Mongo stuck on a rope in the local park.  Mongo was quite at a loss as to how to get off the rope.  Dad shook his head.

“Buddy, I can’t see you lasting very long in the wild.”

Lincoln Park

Seattle’s Lincoln Park is relatively close by Dad’s house.  So it is an easy drive to take Mongo there in the evenings after work.  Mongo enjoys it because there are new and exciting smells, and Dad enjoys the scenery. Read More…

Back into Automotive Surgery

Despite an extensive work package during the last month, Hudo is back in automotive surgery again.  As Heidi’s Instagram tells it… Read More…

Colonel Mongo in the Parlor… with Molasses!

Bad Dad left a bottle of molasses in the kitchen and poor Mongo has to pay the price.

Onwards through Chile

Hudo has finally been reassembled, and is ready for a shake-down. Heidi writes that Hudo performed well on his first outing. She is happy to finally have brakes again. The rattling noise in the engine that persisted since Charlotte, USA is gone. All this is thanks Read More…

Wayward Coffeehouse

Wayward Coffeehouse (not Wayward Café!)

Dad and Kim were bike shopping for Kim.  She was at Ride Bikes on Roosevelt, and with the assistance of their helpful sales staff, Kim found the Surly bike she was looking for.

Afterwards, Dad and Kim went out looking for a cup of coffee.  Kim mentioned that she had seen a place on the corner.  They wandered over that direction.  There are so many coffeehouses in Seattle, that any one needs to be at least a little special to stand out among the crowd. Read More…