Creek: A Love Story (aka Back to the Beginning)

I was afraid. Standing on the bank at my usual crossing, my eyes were transfixed on the billowing torrent of water. Just two days before, I’d been able to cross with a hop, skip and a wobble (that one damn rock!) and now: a wall of watery cocoa greeted me in the dim January light.…

Book: Wintergreen

Wintergreen: Rambles in a Ravaged Land, by Robert Michael Pyle Challenge: A book based in your current town or region (Willapa Hills is close enough to Seattle, right?) Rating: 5/5 stars Review: This is a lovely book. I have now purchased a fine hardback copy for myself, and I suggest you do likewise. I feel…

Photo of the Week: PCC Markets

This evening, Jim and I went to one of PCC Markets' "Walk, Talk, and Taste" nights. There, we learned about PCC - 95% of their produce is organic, they plan to label all GMO's in their store within the next year or so, they have one of the highest fish sustainability rankings in the country,…