Happy New Year all! Despite our second rainiest December on record here in the Seattle area, we had a brilliantly sunny and frosty New Year’s Day as we often do. Temperatures actually got into the 20s last night, which doesn’t happen that often. New Year’s Day morning I was bird watching and spotted this handsome […]Read More Happy New Year!
This month at Bothell, Washington’s famed Country Village shopping center, two reindeer are greeting visitors before they suit up for their Christmas Eve flight with Santa. At first I thought Dasher (or Dancer?) was using the friendly neighborhood horse statue to itch her head, but reindeer evidently rub against available objects to remove velvet from […]Read More Itchy Scratchy
Originally posted January 25th, 2014. *** January 25th is Burns Night. Those inclined toward arson shouldn’t get too excited; it’s actually a holiday that celebrates Scotland’s most renowned poet. Scotland.org – Burns Night Robert Burns lived just 37 years but in that time is said to have written or revised 559 poems and songs. A […]Read More Burns Night