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Calling Up Connections

It’s been a good year for barnacles and bay mussels. Billows of goose barnacles, Pollicipes polymerus, proliferated freely. Blue mussels, Mytilus trossulus, a delicacy for predators, settled abundantly out of the plankton. 222 more words


An Afternoon at Chesterman's Beach

A few days ago we took advantage of having a car (YAY!) and took our first little trip out to Tofino’s gorgeous beaches. It’s always nice to explore somewhere new and because of the cloudy weather, there weren’t as many tourists crowding the beach. 72 more words


Faraday Island

Working in Gwaii Haanas last summer we had terrific weather, once the fog cleared early in the morning. 21 more words


I Love Ideas!

I was low on gas, but I was buzzing with five

books like bees’ wings, open in my head.

Wind pasted my hair to my face as the… 44 more words


Tacoma to San Francisco, Day Two, Oregon

Our trip was a nine day road trip from the SeaTac Airport just south of Seattle, Washington to San Francisco.  The route was plotted out to be 150 – 250 miles driving a day with 3 or 4 highlights visited each day.  1,347 more words

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