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Entertainment Tillicum Village

Tillicum Village

If I am trying to give out of town guests a quick experience of the Northwest’s history and native Indian culture then I take them on the Tillicum Village sightseeing tour-cruise and Native American salmon bake and dance performance. This […]

Gardening Abelia ‘Edward Goucher’…A Tough Shrub with Fragrant Lavender-Pink Flowers

Abelia ‘Edward Goucher’…A Tough Shrub with Fragrant Lavender-Pink Flowers

Abelia ‘Edward Goucher’ or glossy abelia is a semi-evergreen shrub noted for its glossy deep green foliage and long bloom time. The tubular, one-inch-long, soft pink flowers have a light and refreshing fragrance, and are almost always in flower from […]

Health & Fitness Losing Weight and Getting Healthier

Losing Weight and Getting Healthier

My goal for 2014 is to drop my weight from 238 to 195 and for 2015 to have my weight at 165. I am trying to reach that goal by walking 5 miles each day (I plan a 25 mile […]

Videos The Journey from Impossible to Possible

The Journey from Impossible to Possible

There is a kernel or seed in the American Character that truly does not believe in the word impossible.  Maybe you won’t see it tomorrow, but there is a firm belief in someday. Mark King is a 19 year old […]

Transportation Reduced Bus Fares

Reduced Bus Fares

The Regional Reduced Fare Permit (RRFP) entitles senior riders (age 65 or older), riders with a disability, and Medicare card holders to reduced bus fares on the following public transportation systems that cross the Puget Sound region. The RRFP provides […]

Green Living Save Energy Share Your Creativity…

Save Energy Share Your Creativity…

Save energy share creativity  from Graphic Fury on Vimeo. Save energy share your creativity…At the end of the day you measure a person by what it takes to discourage them…Not by the size of the problem, or how much of […]

Shopping Thrifting

Thrifting

My reason for thrifting is to get greener and to reduce what I spend on clothing. I have been thrifting for about 5 years and have just recently limited the number of stores I visit. I now generally shop at […]

Frugal Living Do you want to learn photography, volunteer, go for a hike?  Meetup may be the answer.

Do you want to learn photography, volunteer, go for a hike? Meetup may be the answer.

Have you spent the last year wanting to go to the opera, sitting through the foreign film societies complete series this coming spring, learning photography, hiking in the parks and wooded area of your city, but felt uncomfortable doing it […]

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Abelia ‘Edward Goucher’…A Tough Shrub with Fragrant Lavender-Pink Flowers
Gardening

Abelia ‘Edward Goucher’…A Tough Shrub with Fragrant Lavender-Pink Flowers

Abelia ‘Edward Goucher’ or glossy abelia is a semi-evergreen shrub noted for its glossy deep green foliage and long bloom time. The tubular, one-inch-long, soft pink flowers have a light and refreshing fragrance, and are almost always in flower from […]

Tillicum Village
Entertainment

Tillicum Village

If I am trying to give out of town guests a quick experience of the Northwest’s history and native Indian culture then I take them on the Tillicum Village sightseeing tour-cruise and Native American salmon bake and dance performance. This […]

Frye Art Museum…An Unusual Treasure
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Frye Art Museum…An Unusual Treasure

The Frye Art Museum is an unusual treasure in a world of high priced entertainment tickets by honoring its mission of outreach to the Seattle community with free admission and free parking. The museum is not just its permanent collection […]

The Journey from Impossible to Possible
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The Journey from Impossible to Possible

There is a kernel or seed in the American Character that truly does not believe in the word impossible.  Maybe you won’t see it tomorrow, but there is a firm belief in someday. Mark King is a 19 year old […]

Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium
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Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium

This is such a wonderful spot to spend the day with the family or just by yourself walking through the exhibits and exploring our world…The Point Defiance Zoo & Aquarium is located in Tacoma and sits on 29 acres in […]

Kerry Park…Seattle’s Most Famous Overlook
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Kerry Park…Seattle’s Most Famous Overlook

Kerry Park provides such an unsurpassed view of Elliott Bay and the downtown Seattle area; on days with good visibility the view of Mount Rainier is absolutely stunning. The overlook is one of the photos that every traveler takes to […]

Fragrance and Beauty…Lilium Regale, Regal Lily
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Fragrance and Beauty…Lilium Regale, Regal Lily

Lilium regale or regal lily produces up to 25 large, wonderfully striking, pendant flowers on three to five foot tall strong stems. The fragrant blooms are white trumpets striped with maroon and red and with yellow throats. This bulb is […]

Horrified Subway Execs Assumed People Were Buying Footlongs to Share With A Friend
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Horrified Subway Execs Assumed People Were Buying Footlongs to Share With A Friend

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Primula veris or Cowslip
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Primula veris or Cowslip

Primula veris, cowslip, or English cowslip will brighten your spring garden with its multiple of golden yellow flowers highlighted with a smidgen of orange to reddish color at the base of each flower. English Cowslip is a very hardy species […]

A Rare, Touching, Inside Look at Autism
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A Rare, Touching, Inside Look at Autism

This is a Rare, touching, inside look at autism; most of what we know about autism comes from books, movies, and television. What we see are the quirky outward signs; social withdrawal, low eye contact, rigid insistence on routine, repetitive […]