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The 8:13 to Beaverton

Mussel beds are one of my favorite parts of tide pools, as a slightly-claustrophobic introvert they remind me of crowded trains. There are a couple of trains that I try to catch on my commute as for whatever reason they are usually fairly empty at my stops, when most trains are quite crowded, and arrive and leave work at convenient times. 67 more words


Olympic National Park

In February, at the height of the rainy season in the Olympic National Forest, the Other Half had a work function in Seattle. Since it fell right around President’s Day, we decided to meet up and visit another national park over the weekend. 298 more words


Our national parks

The national parks are our shared Heritage. Here are a few pictures from the three parks I was fortunate enough to visit last year. 8 more words

Snapshots From A Happy Life

SeaTac Trip

We recently took a family trip out to Washington… the state not District of Columbia. Anyways…it was a great time!!! We loved it there, there were beautiful sights, delicious food and tons of coffee. 2,300 more words

Family Vacation

Fifth grade explores the Olympic Peninsula

Last week the fifth grade students braved the wilds of the Olympic Peninsula on a coastal adventure. Students set up base camp at a beautiful recreation area near Port Angeles and groups took turns backpacking for one night in Olympic National Park. 120 more words

Middle School

The Mountains: Not Yet Cool Enough

By guest blogger, Ani Yahzid

I was in Boulder doing some wildlife photography. Specifically photographing a black bear. Every evening at 6:00 p.m., a large male black bear I named “Chunky” would come down from the mountain and visit the same apple tree at the base of McClintock trailhead. 1,029 more words