Whether we like it or not, the creatures we share with the planet are tied to us. The virus, SARS-CoV-2 sprang from the commercial wildlife trade that acknowledges the relationship. We can exploit nature, but serious repercussions follow for our species. We influence wildlife from the lowly rats of New York to the elephants of…Read more »
In this time of the pandemic, I’ve noticed that people get angry easily. Add politics to that and attitudes get out of hand. We need somewhere to go and find peace within ourselves. There is such a place open to the public in Tacoma, WA. A Buddhist temple surrounded by gardens and symbols of peace…Read more »
Visited this old Western town. It was fun going through the little shops and seeing the rest of the town. However, if you travel there, be aware things are expensive and the food isn’t the best.
Since the pandemic ruined our plans for our anniversary traveling out of state, my husband and I took a drive north east through the Cascades. Check out the pictures.
My neighbor put this up in her front yard. It’s huge.
I took this picture this morning. Here in Washington the smoke is so bad from the wildfires, the sun is red.
I was watering my garden when I heard some banging noise behind me. It turned out to be a couple of woodpeckers. I grabbed my camera, but one of them hid from me, but I snapped a picture of the other.
I drove up to the mountain region of Eastern Washington for a change of pace from the city life. Not a speck of snow remained on the peaks. We had a hot summer. Because of the dry weather and the pandemic the price of fruit was expensive. I loved the decorations though of the Smallwood…Read more »