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About girlonahandcycle

Natural Brit/Naturalized American wife, mom, grandma and all around old broad still happily ignoring my MS (since 1985 - ha!). Every time it slows me down I find a way to speed back up which explains my very cool Tilite wheelchair and Top End handcycle ..........also my ripped arms ; ) Don't get back to the homeland or to other cool places quite as easily or often as I'd like anymore so theoretically my rambling here keeps me a little more connected to far away friends and family.

things I notice before the tennis starts for the day 😄

Remember those huge cranes that came in from Shanghai to Tacoma last week? Here’s the empty ship heading back to Shanghai without them yesterday morning . I’m guessing that the return journey will be quicker! and then this morning there … Continue reading

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What I should have taken a picture of this week while David was home between Paris trips (yes, I hate him too!) was our serendipitous get together last night with good friends  to celebrate the arrival of the latest grandchild … Continue reading

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Monday, Monday 😊

Not only did Cora and Anders come to visit today but it was also neighborhood happy hour AND there was a SpaceX rocket launch! Tough to beat that for a Monday 😄

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More sights to see from my window

Watch this link to learn a little about the four huge cranes we’ve just watched sail past our windows on their way from Shanghai to Tacoma.  here he is trying to avoid going outside for a picture in 30 degree temperatures … Continue reading

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Same old, same old….

Another rough happy hour watching Olympic coverage (when I’m not looking at the sunset) from my standing frame at the bar 😄🏂⛷⛸🥌🍸

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Highlight of my day :)

just hum ‘Life on Mars’ as you watch it 😉 Incredible stuff from SpaceX !

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a place for celebrating……

Finally took Taryn & Colton out to celebrate their first wedding anniversary yesterday 🙂 We went to Palisade where the food and service were really good and of course the view is pretty nice too 😉Shockingly enough I don’t think … Continue reading

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OK, you win!

While David was gone I thought it was cool that I noticed this submarine heading south around Bainbridge Island one morning but then flyboy got home and pointed out that he’d watched this while he was in Hong Kong and had … Continue reading

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a quick trip over the mountains

Headed out of town for a quick weekend in Walla Walla – hadn’t spent time there since Chelsea graduated from Whitman over 10 years ago so yes, there were new wineries to visit 😉

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Not so colourful….

Well this is the view from my chair this morning …… fairly typical January weather for Seattle . Yesterday it managed to rain torrentially for a couple of hours right around the time I usually roll to the Log House … Continue reading

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