This, That, & Happy Memorial Day

It’s hot and muggy here. We have entered summer. It was eighty-five degrees here. The plants are loving it after the massively wet past six months, but it was a bit much for me. My comfort zone for summer runs

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Beach Days

So, this is beach weather—even here, we’re having 70-75 degree days and summer this year, so far, is pleasant rather than the scorcher it was last year. We live on the coast—we have inlets here, which come in from the

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Happy ‘Ruptaversary Mount St. Helens

36 years ago today, Mount St. Helens erupted here in WA State. I was in a walking cast, at Evergreen State College. I still have a little bottle of ash from then. Today, our volcanoes are still just as active

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The Yard Rebounds

Last year most of our yard was scorched by the heatwave. Flowers didn’t do well, blooms didn’t open, everything kind of just…lingered. This year, we’re having a massive resurgence in the yard, so thought I’d show you a few pictures.

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A Year of Trees: Week 52 (And slideshow)

So this happened a year ago: There is a street nearby that I absolutely love. Really, it could be any street, there’s nothing really outstanding about it, except for the fact that it is lined with trees. Now this a

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A Year of Trees: Week 51

There is a street nearby that I absolutely love. Really, it could be any street, there’s nothing really outstanding about it, except for the fact that it is lined with trees. Now this a common sight around here except these

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A Year of Trees: Week 50

There is a street nearby that I absolutely love. Really, it could be any street, there’s nothing really outstanding about it, except for the fact that it is lined with trees. Now this a common sight around here except these

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A Year of Trees: Week 48

There is a street nearby that I absolutely love. Really, it could be any street, there’s nothing really outstanding about it, except for the fact that it is lined with trees. Now this a common sight around here except these

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A Year of Trees: Week 47

There is a street nearby that I absolutely love. Really, it could be any street, there’s nothing really outstanding about it, except for the fact that it is lined with trees. Now this a common sight around here except these

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A Year of Trees: Week 46

There is a street nearby that I absolutely love. Really, it could be any street, there’s nothing really outstanding about it, except for the fact that it is lined with trees. Now this a common sight around here except these

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