One of my favorite classes in junior high might surprise folks if they know me well. I would never say that science was a strong point, as I was happy to just get a passing grade in those classes. But … Continue reading Exploring Titlow’s tide pools
Periodically this week I find myself paralyzed. It might be at work or in the car, at home or in the shower, at the grocery store or while eating. How did a racist, misogynist, gay-hating, sexually-assaulting degenerate get elected President … Continue reading No longer just a spectator
Follow enough locals on Instagram and you are bound to see photos of Wapato Park. Some are of the Wapato Lake, some are of the historic pergola and some are of the long, narrow bridge running through a marsh. Needless … Continue reading Tacoma’s Wapato Park
What is a home? Is it a structure, a place, a state of being or perhaps a mindset? I recently attended the Creative Colloquy Crawl, an event featuring more than 20 storytellers at nine venues in Tacoma. One of the … Continue reading What is a home?
Tacoma First Presbyterian church has been a beacon of light to the community both literally and figuratively for nearly a hundred years. The church, which was built in 1923 and finished in 1925, features a 160-foot tall tower that was … Continue reading An impromptu tour of Tacoma’s First Presbyterian
Veronica and I found ourselves not traveling for once on a recent weekend so we decided to find a park to visit in town. The Puget Creek Natural Area is a gulch in North Tacoma, running from near Proctor Street … Continue reading Tacoma’s Puget Creek Natural Area
While enjoying a recent Saturday off, we decided to venture to a part of Tacoma we’ve never been to – Northeast Tacoma. I’d long seen the lighthouse at Browns Point from the Ruston Way area of Tacoma – which is … Continue reading Browns Point Lighthouse Park