An old favourite

In these somewhat restricted times, we find our fun where we can, and how pleased were we to see an old favourite in town last week?

Visitors? Is that allowed? What about non-essential travel, OldPlaidCamper?! It’s ok, these visitors were properly contained, safely transported, suited up in glass bottles and clearly labeled “Lagunitas” with a best before. Best before? I don’t think that’ll be a problem.

No problem

Lagunitas? I’ve done some extensive research (no he hasn’t, aside from tasting the beer – Mrs. PC), and I believe a rough translation, medically speaking, tells us Lagunitas possibly means “very good for you but don’t overdo it.” Small doses, small delights, great relief. Sounds medical and reliable to me. I’m getting the hang of this fake online thing. Trust me, I’m not a doctor. Easy.

Another old favourite was seeing the layers of mist, cloud and rain cloaking the low mountains across the bay and above Hitacu. The special combination of water, mist, clouds, mountains, and shades of green feel so very PNW, and when the heavy rain has obscured such views for a lengthy period, it’s so good to see.

A good combo

We have a snowfall warning for the next couple of days, and since the last one came to nothing here at sea level, hopes are high (amongst the student body at any rate) that this time there will be enough to make a snowball or two…

A brief post this week, as work piles up in a positive way, and we get things done before the long weekend – Family Day. Bittersweet once again, given the current circumstances, but with vaccines rolling out, it feels we’re moving in the right direction, and the next time Family Day rolls around, it’ll be celebrated properly. In the meantime, it’s a quick dash to the beer store, in the hope there’s still a six pack of an old favourite looking for a weekend home.

It’s not all green and grey…

Thanks for reading, and I hope you enjoy the long weekend if that’s for you, and the regular weekend if not!

PS I don’t speak Spanish, so an uneducated guess on Lagunitas, after some more sketchy research, has me thinking it is related to “laguna” and a small lake or lagoon. Or really good beer.

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I am a would be outdoorsman - that is if I had more time, skills and knowledge. When I can, I love being outdoors, just camping, hiking, snowboarding, xc skiing, snowshoeing, paddling a canoe or trying something new. What I lack in ability, I make up for in enthusiasm and having a go. I'd never really survive for long out there in the wild, but I enjoy pretending I could if I had to...

9 thoughts on “An old favourite”

  1. I would be happy to share some of our cold temps and snow with you, but after Tottenham’s loss to Everton in the FA Cup (we won’t even talk about the league table) I think it would only lead to a snowball fight! Always love your harbor scenes and what great photo choices for a beer described on their site as “made with 43 different hops and 65 various malts, this redolent ale will likely float your boat” (thought I would help with the research since I believe Mrs. PC). Enjoy the week and hopefully a snow day!

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    1. Great research, always appreciate the assistance! Yes, we had snow, about 36 hours of fun for some, and then it was gone.
      Oh, Everton and Spurs – the wheels have come off, European qualification looking unlikely, but no relegation! A very faint silver lining…
      Have a great week!

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      1. I was kind of afraid of this. Certain things shouldn’t be tampered with, Newcastle Brown being one of them.

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  2. You had me chuckling a lot as I read this, pc, espec. with Mrs. PC’s opinion about your beer “research.” Lovely to see the classic PNW photo and I enjoyed your description too. Fun post, my friend. Cheers!

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