Today my family & I went to Ocean Shores for the sandfest and sawdust festival. It was amateur day for sandcastle building. The teacher had an adorable dragon. The chainsaw artists were great too.
I was impressed by all the great paintings and art in this gallery. My favorite is the amusing picture of the tiger cubs.
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 »
This trusting soul visited my backyard this morning. I sure was surprised!
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 »
Mt. Rainer at sunset over the waterfront.
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 »