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February 28, 2021

How do you make Gold Soup?

Put 24 carrots in!


February 28, 2021

Now I'm seeing Nordic Runes?

Yesterday I was at a Marina in Seattle. There is a Windemere real estate business on property.

The logo stood out because I had seen the CPAC stage earlier in the morning. Wish I could post a pic but here is a link. It definitely has all the characteristics but is shaped a little backwards.

Caught my eye!


And here is an article from Slate where the “CPAC Organizer Vehemently Denies Stage Was Designed to Look Like Nazi Symbol”


Edited to change title of OP.
Did not intend to imply anything about Windermere’s intentions. The change to OP title should indicate this. Nuff said.

February 28, 2021

Pity Party

Whoaisme! Poor poor pitiful me!


February 23, 2021

Two useful recipe links

Recently came across these two sites. Haven’t used a recipe yet but making a shopping list for next week.

One is a budget food blog. Well done and has meal prep info. Budgetbytes.com


The other is a link to yeprecipes’ “index” page.
User friendly! Great pictures. Clean, clean site. So tired of scrolling through blog for a mile to get to the recipe I just googled! So easy! Lots of ethnic cuisines too.


February 23, 2021

Today is National Margarita Day!

And margarita Monday!

I happen to have the fixings! And headed to the kitchen to get the shaker going.

I’m quite beat from the day’s work so maybe the drink will act like a muscle relaxer.

Cheers! 🍹🧂🍈

Jimmy Buffett’s Parrot Head Margarita recipe

To make the Parrot Head margarita: In a cocktail shaker, add 1 ½ oz. reposado tequila, ½ oz. triple sec, and one wedge each of lemon, lime and orange. Muddle together, add ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a margarita glass filled with ice and add a splash of lemon-lime soda. For an extra kick, finish with a floater of orange liqueur (preferably Grand Marnier).



February 21, 2021

Wawannabe's making the move to AK in 2021!

When I joined in 2017, I was planning a solo move to WA.

Welp, I’ve got the itch to try AK. Have visited and want to retire there - so now is the time before I get too old.

AKwannabe is ONE of the first steps to the planning and implementation of a long held dream. The DU community saw me through my move and subsequent years in WA. Thank you all. Now hoping DU will help see me through this move. It’s a vast network and one never knows when they will need a friend or a hand up!

I have a tiny tiny network in AK from my ten day visit in 2018. I emailed a lady I met this morning. Coolworks.com
Will help with a seasonal position and let me start looking for a forever home.

Still love WA! And will visit friends here often but the pioneer woman in me calls herself to get to AK before it’s too late!

AK locals! Would like to here from you regarding employment opps in your area or rentals. Any info you deem helpful. TIA

Grateful for DU. 🙏

February 21, 2021

If there's a "Pineapple Express " headed for the PNW

Then I wawanna it to bring some macadamia nuts and Kona coffee with it, too!

Looks like we are headed for another soaker and avalanche danger too.


February 19, 2021

Had to snicker at Kim and Kanye news

Who woulda seen that coming???? Lol!

(CNN reporting Kim files for the big D)

I don’t follow that “family drama” at all but Kanye is a fucking train wreck and in the news so much a person like me that doesn’t even watch tv much even knows their dirty laundry.

February 17, 2021

32 year old woman shot and killed over Loren Culp political sign

This takes the cake of political sign stories and happened 3 months AFTER the election!

Skagit County WA

Undersheriff Chad Clark told KING 5 News that getting a call over a political sign is not unusual.

“They come and go every election year. We get those kinds of calls, but not to this extent, to where there’s gunfire and somebody’s dead,” he said.He said it happened just before 5:30 p.m. on Saturday night.

The man who owns a home on the 22000 block of Mount Vernon Big Lake Road saw something unusual, what looked like somebody messing with his mailboxes, Clark said.

“The 58-year-old male who owns the residence goes out there to find out what’s going on, got into a confrontation with the driver of the suspect vehicle – ended up being a fight over the political sign that the male in the vehicle was trying to steal,” Clark said.

According to court documents, the men both told deputies they got into a physical fight. The homeowner said he was chased back to the house, but the driver said he punched the homeowner through the open window of their truck.
Cohee was with the driver and got out of the car. Clark said the homeowner’s wife came out with a gun.

”The 55-year-old wife came out of the house, fired several rounds and the female that got out of the truck, out of that vehicle that was there, was struck and killed," Clark said.

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A little more at link...

February 15, 2021

I'm not exactly "America's Sweetheart"

But I Wawanna thank you for thinking of me (and being with me) this past week with all the dialogue, funnies, love and OH YES the hearts ?️ ?️❤️😍👍😎🙏



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