Around the city, I’ve noticed more and more artists are painting on utility boxes. Some are amazing. Here are a few pics.
Some people are bored with the corona virus keeping everyone home. Frankly, I’m tired of hearing about all the negatives on the news of the virus. How about some positive news? It’s May and the flowers have sprung. It’s a good time if you have the space to grow your own food too which is…Read more »
Ever wondered the meaning behind Native American face paint? Well, here it is. Black means victory & success Red stands for beauty, faith, & happiness White means sharing, purity, & light Yellow stands for intellect & determination Green means nature, harmony, & healing Blue stands for wisdom & intuition Purple is a sacred color and…Read more »
Issaquah is country town with intriguing shops and old time theatres. Many people hike the mountain trails or bike ride. I hadn’t been to their zoo in years and decided to visit it. I was impressed with the changes and more animals added for a small zoo. A local artist opened an art gallery on…Read more »
Pt. Defiance is a 760-acre park in Tacoma, WA that includes a zoo with two aquariums, beach access, jogging trails, and beautiful gardens. It began as a military reservation with Ft. Nisqually at one point. In 1888, President Grover Cleveland authorized the land to be used as a public park. The rose garden has an…Read more »
I visited the town of Black Diamond, WA. It’s an old coal mining town. It’s a great country-styled town with a bakery, smoked meat shop, a great antique shop, and a historical museum. A little bit of history for you: In the early 1880’s, the Black Diamond Coal CO. of CA was depleting its supplies…Read more »
I planted a bleeding heart in my shade plant box last year. This year it took off and is so beautiful.
I made these carrot cupcakes for my preschoolers. I got creative. Check it out.
I listened to Kathleen Gage’s podcast interview on her tips on how to get started, etc. Kathleen also has her own plant-based food business located in Oregon. Listen to her podcast on: https://www.powerupforprofits.com/podcastsandra. It’s only available a short time or follow Kobo podcasts for more information & other podcast s.
My preschool class is learning about laughter and celebrations. I thought of this craft for them to do. It’s a clown. You will need fruit netting ( like on Asian Pears), construction paper, foam paper, a marker, small plastic jars with lids ( found at Michael’s), and cupcake liners. Make a clown face with markers…Read more »