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(s) of the Week: Fireworks!

Hi folks! Here are some photos I took from Queen Anne of the fireworks show last week. I'd never been to the fireworks show in Seattle, so when my mom and boyfriend and I went, we decided against Gasworks Park because we'd heard the crowds were insane. BUT, the spot we chose on Queen Anne…

Photo of the Week: Glass Art in Edmonds!

My mom is up for the weekend, and my sister and I both had today off (whoopee!) so we decided to go to Edmonds. We painted our own pottery there at Glazed and Amazed a couple years ago, so my sister suggested this time we make our own glass art! It was interesting. A very…