Monthly Archives: August 2007

Have a safe weekend.

I’m going on a big scary hike over the long weekend so hopefully I will have pretty pictures from the top of some mountain to post. *fingers crossed* Pray for good weather with me.  And no windstorms please.

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Chatter Creek Trail

This entry would have been titled “Lake Edna” had we actually made it to our original destination of choice. From what little I’ve read about the hike out to Lake Edna, it didn’t seem like the hike in would be … Continue reading

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Legendary Bat

I need a new volunteer activity like I need a new sports activity, which I’ve described as needing a hole in my head, but I still pick up new sports activity, so it shouldn’t be a surprise that I’ve picked … Continue reading

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On First Love

Brian’s band, Vulgarizer hasn’t played in a while, but over the last week, they had a string of three shows, Friday in Spokane, Saturday in Everett and Monday in Seattle. I hadn’t seen them play in a very long time, … Continue reading

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Parties with Thor

Today is our Annual Company Picnic, which should probably be renamed to Annual Company Rain Dance.  It’s not enough that we make games to delight children, we must make rain to delight Seattle because Seattle doesn’t get nearly enough rain. … Continue reading

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Mount Pilchuck

I mentioned to one of my backpacking buddy that I hiked Pilchuck over the weekend, and he said, “Wait…did you just admit to hiking Pilchuck? I thought you said you would never do that hike?” He said that because when … Continue reading

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Necklace Valley

This is a write-up long over-due. The Friday before last on July 27th, my backpacking buddies and a few of my coworkers decided to backpack through Necklace Valley. I started early on Friday with my coworkers, Mark and Bill and … Continue reading

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Placeholder Post

If you are looking for the Necklace Valley post it’s here: http://www.steakgirl.com/2007/08/necklace-valley/ Sorry, I’ve updated my WordPress and things got moved around during the import. I’ve done nothing all weekend except for hanging out with a couple friends and cooking … Continue reading

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Taunting

Upon hearing about my volunteering at Harborview, a coworker of mine sent me this email: “Wow.  Is this new ‘veggie’ Champagne talking, or did you always do that?” He wrote that like I was a black hearted bastard up until … Continue reading

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Not For Those With A Weak Stomach

We now interrupt our regularly scheduled program for a quick volunteering update: I haven’t talked much about my new volunteer gig mostly because I can’t tell if I enjoy it or hate it yet. There are times when it gets … Continue reading

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