New Hobby Idea

There are people out there who are great at growing things. People who have a real green thumb as it were. I’m definitely not one of those people. I’ve managed to kill bamboo plants. So…like, if there is an opposite of green thumb, that’s me. But! I’m still determined to eventually figure out how to […]

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Northern Lights

Were the air to be clear here in Washington, I might get a chance to see the northern lights again. Alas, Washington is just like the rest of the western US (California, Oregon, Idaho, Montana) – and we are all burning to the ground with dozens of fires raging. This of course means that the […]

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Smoke chokes Washington

Source: ECOconnect: Smoke chokes Washington This is what we’re dealing with here in Washington. And I’m absolutely dying (exaggeration here) because of it. Okay, so not really. But it does feel like it, considering just how horrid the air quality has been. Really, it’s been kind of like living in some post natural disaster dystopia. […]

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Mount St. Helens: 37 Years On

Source: Mount St. Helens It’s 37 years…which is absolutely shocking. I mean, logically, it’s been that long. I wasn’t even born when it blew on 18 May 1980. But here in Washington, especially Western Washington, you don’t need to have been born yet to really feel this. But it’s funny in a grim way–because this […]

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Blitz – Lightning!

Blitz! Okay. So it’s lightning. Lots of it. Like, over 2.000 strikes in the last few hours lots. So the news are all reporting (all channels) that they can’t remember a storm like this in a long time around here. I certainly don’t remember such a large storm with hundreds–like nearly 800–of strikes of lightning […]

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