2019, Farming & Gardening

Spring Has Come Finally!

Spring has finally arrived here in Seattle! As the cherry trees blossoms awash the area in whitish-pinkish color, there are many signs of spring has finally here! The tulips are starting to come out of their slumber, and the yellow heads of daffodils are shining brightly through the gray days of spring. Finally after a… Continue reading Spring Has Come Finally!

2019, Lifestyle, Note To Self

Which Way Is Your Deck Chair Facing?

Which way is your deck chair facing? I came across this little comic while cleaning out paper piled up over the past year. Little bits and pieces shoved in file folders, hence this comic, told the small story of what has transpired in 2018. Some of these pieces of paper showed where my "deck" chair… Continue reading Which Way Is Your Deck Chair Facing?

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, 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