I’ve been away but I have a very good excuse, I’ve been moving. Not moving far, just moving upstairs. One thing we’ve learned having a small house and living in it for over 20 years now is that we keep re-purposing rooms. It is how we avoid outgrowing the house I guess. This move started when… Read More New Studio
And Thor speaks! We were awakened early Saturday morning by an unusual sound here, a full-on thunder-storm. Thunder and lightning… LOUD! We’ve had a much drier Summer than usual and even this storm heralded very little rain. This is just one of the pictures, in the slideshow in the King 5 article. Photo from King 5 News,… Read More Lightning Over Seattle
Last night, February 1st , we saw pipers, drummers and dancers from Scotland, Ireland, Canada and the US at Benaroya Hall in Seattle WA. The show is an annual thing and benefits the Celtic Arts Foundation and the related Winter School Programs. The foundation also sponsors other events including Burns Night, St Patrick’s Day, events at… Read More The Masters of The Scottish Arts Concert
How many earthquakes do we have in a year? The USGS reports 22,289 earthquakes worldwide in 2011. Washington and Southern California each have 30+ earthquakes per day. Do you know what experts say you should do to be prepared for one? The ShakeOut website gives the latest duck and cover recommendations and lists earthquake drills by region. October 18th is the day… Read More ShakeOut – Are you up for an earthquake drill?
The Olympians: Spending the first weekend of the Olympics in Olympia was a fun coincidence. According to Greek Mythology, the Olympian gods are Hermes, Artemis, Hephaestus, Aphrodite, Zeus, Hera, Apollo, Ares, Athena, Poseidon, Hestia and Demeter. Hades was not usually included in lists although he is a brother of Zeus and Poseidon, etc. The Olympians are second… Read More Mythology Monday – Olympians and Olympics
Remember the old slogan, “Do the Puyallup?” Well, Rob did the Puyallup this weekend. He did his bit to represent TDI, Therapy Dogs International, with his buddies Nala, a Havanese, and Rowdy, a giant teddy bear in a St. Bernard suit. Clover, a lovely Dalmation, joined us later for the next “shift.” I played chauffer and… Read More Puyallup Fair
spinning and shopping and rabbits, Oh, My!… Read More Wool in the Woods