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Getting to Know Seattle: Seen at Pike Place Market

This isn’t Archie’s beloved red tailed hawk; I think it’s some sort of parrot, perched comfortably on the shoulder of its owner standing just outside Pike Place market. 27 more words



Life is chock full of ups and downs, ins and outs, and topsy-turvy moments. The part that we tend to overlook is that God prepares us for EVERY one of these life events. 507 more words


Our Deep Fried Life

Running some errands this evening, and came across this food truck. Well, it’s not really a food truck, because it’s pretty much a permanent, or at least, semi-permanent structure, but it appears to be based on the same “quick, cheap, but better than fast-food” premise.   202 more words

Everyday Musings

Icebergs and Vikings

Well there’s a turn up. I’ve seen my first iceberg. Only a grounded tide-rolled growler less than thirty metres across about a hundred metres offshore, but more than enough cold stuff to chill a million Martinis. 510 more words


The View

The view seems so much bigger now. Like the view I get on vacation, the view you find when you have that moment out of moments that makes you realize you’re just a tiny speck of star dust that hardly amounts to anything in this enormous universe we’re living within. 519 more words

The New Start

Main Street of Woodstock, Virginia in the Late 1940's (Video)

This video is of Main Street in Woodstock, Virginia filmed by Sam Smith sometime during the late 1940’s.   Read my short gibberish and then watch a really cool video. 336 more words


W Hudson Bay polar bears won't have an early breakup year, according to sea ice charts

There is still a huge swath of highly concentrated thick first year ice (>1.2m) over most of Hudson Bay this week (19 June 2017) and even in the NW quadrant (the closest proxy we have for Western Hudson Bay), the weekly graph shows levels are greater than 2016, when WHB bears came off the ice… 812 more words

Sea Ice Habitat