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 »
May is many things from May Day to Mother’s Day, but it is also the month of Mary, the Blessed Virgin. I recently visited the Calvary Cemetery where my grandparents are buried and discovered a new statue across from them. It is so pure and beautiful that I had to share it.
My husband and daughter delight in decorating our yard each year for Halloween. This year, they also put costumes on our dogs.
I drove up to Leavenworth area for the Autumnfest. The Aspin trees were so beautiful in their gold colors. Even though there had been numerous forest fires this past summer, the undergrowth of the trees were striking in reds and yellows. I bought a box of Barlett pears that were perfect in sweetness and a…Read more »
For those of you that like a good time and love a renaissance faire, Bonney Lake, WA. is the place to go this time of year. Three themed weekends are scheduled. Today was fantasy day. It started out sunny, but a downpour of rain spoiled it for a while. The sun finally returned. You must…Read more »