2018, Christmas & New Year"s, Holidays, Seattle, Washington

Christmas Of Years Past

This girl may have been watching too much Hallmark Channel Christmas movies and now it may have gone to her head... a little. Christmas time for some reason makes past eras (1800s anyone?) seem closer than any other time of year (except for baseball season). Last year a friend told me about the Meeker Mansion… Continue reading Christmas Of Years Past

2018, Christmas & New Year"s, Holidays

Avoid The Porch Pirates This Holiday Season

It's the holidays and you know what that means? Presents go missing off the porch or even under the tree or whatever you put presents under! In the past you could have a package dropped off on the porch without a problem, but those days are long gone! Porch Pirates or as you can call… Continue reading Avoid The Porch Pirates This Holiday Season

2018, Au Sable Institute/Pacific Rim Institute, Farming & Gardening, Lifestyle, Science, Washington, Whidbey Island

Falling In Love With Bivalves

A long time ago I had some very bad mussels dish at a fancy seafood restaurant which was the reason I never touched certain bivalves. Clams where the only thing I would eat with a shell in this department. This all changed when I toured the Penn Cove Mussel Farm on Whidbey Island and Taylor's… Continue reading Falling In Love With Bivalves