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cows at Farrel-McWhirter Farm Park

Birthday Magic at Farrel-McWhirter Farm Park

The Farrel-McWhirter Farm park is a Redmond city park that also happens to be a working farm. Bunnies, goats, chickens, pigs, cows, horses, and ponies

the white house

The White House at Night

I just returned from a quick, four-day trip to Washington D.C. for ProjectLEAD with the National Breast Cancer Coalition. Coincidentally, my daughter’s kindergarten class has been learning about Washington D.C. in their social studies segments. She wanted me to be sure I got my picture taken with the President. I got this close. The White …

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garden shrine in seattle

Shrine

A plaque inside the shrine had the following invitation:

Leave your thoughts, prayers and wishes.
Twice a year they will be burned and your intentions will join the universe.

Christmas

It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas

There is a local family that goes all out with their Christmas decorations every year. Santa frequently stops by to pose for DIY photos, and they even have a snow making machine installed on the side of their house. They also collect for the NW Harvest food drive every year. Every where you look is …

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pacific science center tropical butterfly house

Pacific Science Center Tropical Butterfly House

Hot, humid, and swarming with tropical butterflies of all colors and sizes, the Pacific Science Center Tropical Butterfly House is a touch of the tropics right here in Seattle – and a great way to spend the afternoon with your favorite kid, or kid at heart. Gem was so taken with the idea that a …

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