WA Poet Laureate Tod Marshall

I had the amazing opportunity to rub elbows with Washington’s Poet Laureate Tod Marshall at the Louder Than A Bomb (LTAB) event on Saturday afternoon. And in case you’re wondering, yes, … 111 more words


Water Street Brewery, Milwaukee

By the time I had found this place, I was drunk. Milwaukee does that to a person.

Okay, maybe I did it to myself.

I walked in with my parents. 656 more words

Midwest Craft Beer


I had the pleasure of shopping at Connect the Brick . I was on the hunt for minifigs this weekend and was on the hunt. I found a few I wanted at Eric’s store in Tacoma. 94 more words


Regional Ideas

I was just thinking about how where I grew up and have lived for most of my life is a huge impact and influence on how I see things…and how I go about practice. 840 more words


Sherman Alexie, Baby

Tacoma was lucky enough to have Sherman Alexie speak at a Pierce County Reads event in yesterday. Besides giving an incredibly funny and genuine talk about books and near death experiences, he also signed one of his books for me! 176 more words


Treat Your Mom to (Paper) Flowers

By Bonnie Wright, Curator of Education and Community Engagement

Taking inspiration from the Botanicals of the Museum of Glass exhibition Joey Kirkpatrick and Flora C. Mace: Every Soil Bears Not Everything… 352 more words

Museum Of Glass

13 Tacoma Schools Now Found With Lead In Water

SEATTLE (AP) — Tacoma schools officials say ongoing reviews of old water quality tests have revealed another elementary school with unsafe levels of lead in certain sources of drinking water. 122 more words