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“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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Pilgrimage to Mount St Helens Volcano

Ranger led talk at Johnston Ridge Observatory, Mount St Helens It’s been 37 years since the eruption of the Mount St Helens Volcano, located in southwestern Washington State. And just about every year, it’s been almost like a religious routine … Continue reading

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Pacific Bonsai Museum Native Exhibit

I attended the opening celebration of the new “Native” exhibit at the Pacific Bonsai Museum, in Federal Way, Washington. This is an exhibit I was anxiously anticipating. Even the rain showers didn’t keep me away! The pairing of the the … Continue reading

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Tropical Rhododendrons

So what’s currently blooming at the Rutherford Conservatory at the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden? Some of my favorites that I wait for each year to bloom! Here’s a few images of Vireya (tropical rhododendron) blooms. Lovely Pleione Orchids are blooming … Continue reading

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The Art of Bonsai

Blossoming Plum Bonsai I recently visited the Pacific Bonsai Museum, located in Federal Way, Washington. Saturday, April 8th will be the opening celebration of a new exhibit called “Natives.” Below are a few photos I took of some of the … Continue reading

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