The Missing Piece Meets the Big O by Shel Silverstein, for all the title sounds like a porno, is one of the Grande Duchess’s favorite love stories, and probably one of the greatest love stories of all time, right alongside Lowercase n. Check it out on the Brain Pickings website, though we suggest just skipping the editors’ commentary.
Since many of you are foreigners to our fine land, we wanted to provide a basic travel guide for our imminent visitors. We hope you find this travel guide useful during your brief stay with us!
One of the many hobbies for Bellingham locals is exploring the countryside. You could take a day hike up to Oyster Dome from the scenic Chuckanut Drive and see the San Juan Islands and Bellingham Bay.
Or, if you are in the mood for a longer car ride (about an hour or so) you can drive up to Artist’s Point at the end of the Mount Baker Highway. You can see how it got its name.
One of our loyal allies and the Grande Duchess’s aunt, has bequeathed us a lovely volume of recipes to encourage the marriage mood.
We find this volume quite amusing, especially since we recognize the proclivity of kitchens toward just a pinch of sadomasochism.