William Bourn, Jr. took over management of the mine to keep it from closing. He pushed several mine shafts past the 1,200 foot level and brought the mine into profit status. Mr. Bourn had a cottage made for his family and himself. He hired others to maintain his great gardens. Here are some pictures I…Read more »
I went to the Pt. Defiance zoo today and the polar bears gave a show for the humans.
Every city has their own artists and Auburn, WA is no exception. I walked around the downtown area and took these photos of some sculptures done by local artists.
A large derriere was in fashion during the Victorian era. The early bustle took a simple form of a padded roll worn around the waist which originally held up the skirt off the ground. When worn, the bustle’s effect was completed with layered fabric, bows, trains, and tassels on the outer garment. In the late…Read more »
Here is a great photo I took of an elk. It looks like he is laughing.
This squirrel I have dubbed Mittens. He is bigger than the other squirrels that frequent my backyard and his paws and inner coat are white. He’s smart too. He figured out how to get into the birdfeeders even with gadgets supposed to stop squirrels. The other squirrels couldn’t figure out how to get up there.…Read more »