It’s Freezing! No, it’s just the wind…

I hate when people say that. It’s like the dry heat thing. People in the desert alway say stuff like “It’s okay because it’s a dry heat”. Sorry, but I say 110 is flipping hot! I don’t care if it’s dry or not. Of course 110 actually sounds pretty good to me right now. I can’t seem to kill this chill.

I know I shouldn’t complain because so many states have had dangerously cold temps and we are certainly far from those. But still, this weekend and today are really getting to me. I just can’t take the cold. Oh man, I sound like one of the old folks. Hmmm… so be it.

We did manage to get out of pj’s our on Sunday to brave the crazy winds and intermittent rain. Oak Harbor was our destination so we went through Deception Pass. It was way too cold and windy for me to get out and take pics but here are a couple from last year. It’s okay, things still look the same. Honest. 😉

 

Deception Pass March 2013

Deception Pass March 2013

Deception Pass March 2013 - Oddly enough the skies looked just about the same!

Deception Pass March 2013 – Oddly enough the skies looked just about the same!

Hopefully we’ll get a chance to get back there when the sun is shining because the views really are spectacular.

We headed to a place called Flyers Restaurant and Brewery in Oak Harbor. We had been there last year and loved it so we couldn’t wait to get back. I hate to say it but we were a little disappointed. I’d back on the Weight Watchers plan (yet again) and what I ordered was great.

I guess it would be hard to mess this up. I had no idea there would be so many pita chips. I stuck to only having 3.

I guess it would be hard to mess this up. I had no idea there would be so many pita chips. I stuck to only having 3.

Unfortunately Mr. G’s choice left a little to be desired. It was supposed to be a Cuban Sandwich. While it was okay, it just didn’t have the usual pizzazz you expect from a Cuban Sandwich.

The Cuban Sandwich with no pizzazz

The Cuban Sandwich with no pizzazz

Our recent experience won’t keep us from going back because the service is always awesome and the beer is divine! 🙂

Right - Barnstormer Brown Ale, Left - First Flight Amber Ale.

Right – Barnstormer Brown Ale, Left – First Flight Amber Ale.

I managed to keep myself in check and only had one so I made it the darker Barnstormer Brown Ale. Good stuff and they’ve got the ribbons to show it!!

Flyers Restaurant and Brewery, Oak Harbor, WA

Flyers Restaurant and Brewery, Oak Harbor, WA

From there we did a little driving around and with the warmth of the Barnstormer in me I managed to get out of the truck for a few pics. This is Oak Harbor off Route 20.

Oak Harbor, WA February 2014

Oak Harbor, WA February 2014

One of the things I have missed the most in the past two years is having my own car. Yes, I have the truck at my disposal if I need it during the day. But that involves getting up (and staying up) at 5:15 a.m. to take Mr. G to work. Ugg, mornings are not my thing so I usually try to avoid needing the truck as much as possible.

So I’m happy to say I found the perfect car for me over the weekend! It’s a little two-seater, great on gas and solid as a rock!

Yaba - Daba- Dooo!!!

Yaba – Daba- Dooo!!!

Believe it or not, this little park is called Flintstone Park. Yes, really!

Flintstone Park, Oak Harbor, WA February 2014

Flintstone Park, Oak Harbor, WA February 2014

Once we got back into Anacortes we took another ride out to the Cap Sante to check out the tanker traffic.

Fidalgo Bay, WA February 2014

Fidalgo Bay, WA February 2014

March's Point, WA February 2014

March’s Point, WA February 2014

This was right around the time my hands and feet were freezing again so we headed back to the H.O.W. for something hot to drink. Yes, the truck thermometer said 44 degrees but it was cold! Even when the wind wasn’t blowing, which wasn’t often, so there! 😉

On the way back up away from the bay we saw this funky house.

A little blurry but it was one of those "Shoot where's my camera?" moments.

A little blurry but it was one of those “Shoot where’s my camera?” moments.

This shot is a little better. I would love to see the inside of this place!

It certainly is eclectic!

It certainly is eclectic!

No matter what you might think about the exterior of the place, there’s no doubt the property has a spectacular view. You can just see a glimpse of it in the side mirror. Sweet 🙂

I think I’ll leave you with those images for now. Here comes the rain again and I’m on the prowl for a sneaky little leak today.

Hey, any Eurythmics fans out there? This one’s for you…

Happy Monday!  🙂

~Cheers~

 

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I am a full-time RVer living a nomadic life with my husband as he travels throughout the United States for his career. Our mobile castle is a 38 foot 5th wheel with all the comforts of home and office. I do a little freelance writing here and there. Maybe someday I'll finish that novel. In addition to writing, I've developed a passion for health and fitness. It's taken my nearly 50 years to really nurture this passion, (eeeek!) but now that I'm on board I'm loving the journey. As a matter of fact, I love it so much I decided to become a full-time Team Beachbody Coach. Contact me today if you'd like to be a part of one of my private Motivation and Accountability Groups on Facebook or if you're interested in the Team Beachbody Coaching opportunity.

One thought on “It’s Freezing! No, it’s just the wind…

  1. Thank God for the beer. Why we head south for the winter!! You might need to light more fires to stay warm?? 🙂

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