Tag Archives: animals

“Washed Ashore” Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium Exhibit

Welcome to the Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium, located in Tacoma, Washington. I have been taking advantage of our lovely weather and recently visited our local zoo to see the new “Washed Ashore” Exhibit that showcases colorful, giant sea creatures … Continue reading

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Springtime Flora and Fauna

I love spring, here in the Pacific Northwest! Everywhere is bursting with color, with early blooms starting in late February. Ornamental trees such as the Flowering Plum and Japanese Cherry are a common sight lining streets and yards, not to … Continue reading

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Wildflowers and a Volcano

Mount St Helens Volcano and Wildflowers I took a drive to the Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument over the weekend and was pleased to find the native wildflowers in full bloom. The above photo was taken at the Loowit … Continue reading

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A Walk on the Wild Side

A trip I recently took involved both a walk and a drive on the wild side. In between weather systems that have been passing through the area of late, I ventured out to one of my favorite areas, the Olympic … Continue reading

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Spring Fluffballs

I mean … how cute is this? All these little (actually, not so little) fluffballs of grey down. Baby Canada Geese are so cute when still goslings, but these guys have lost quite a bit of their fluffy down already. … Continue reading

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