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

2017, Christmas & New Year"s, Fall & Winter Life, Family & Friends, Holidays, Lifestyle, Pacific Northwest, Seattle

Sugar Plum Christmas Time

The Nutcracker... that is for children and adults who are children at heart. Because of an adult is a good person, in his heart, he still is a child. In every person, the best, most important part is that which remains from his childhood. ~George Balanchine There is something about the season of Christmas that… Continue reading Sugar Plum Christmas Time

2016, Christmas & New Year"s, Fall & Winter Life, Family & Friends, Holidays, Lifestyle, Pacific Northwest, Seattle

Christmas Lights, Sweaters & Snow

Even on a wet cold night, Christmas lights are still as pretty as in snow. On the first night the Bellevue Botanical Garden's Garden d' Lights, the family and I piled into the car and drove to see this neat, but best kept secret light display. It is a little more compact than the ones… Continue reading Christmas Lights, Sweaters & Snow

2016, Christmas & New Year"s, Fall & Winter Life, Family & Friends, Holidays, Lifestyle, Pacific Northwest, Science, Seattle

Victorian Murder Mystery: The International Sherlock Holmes Exhibition

The game is afoot.... Sherlock Holmes is a much-loved "high functioning sociopath" we all are very familiar with. I would not call me a fan girl of the show Sherlock, but I cannot wait for the new season to come in the BBC in January 2017. So I could not resist going to see The… Continue reading Victorian Murder Mystery: The International Sherlock Holmes Exhibition