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 [...]

Sea lions sunning in Seattle

sea lions sunbathing in Seattle’s Elliott Bay, view of the Space Needle in the background [...]

A sudden gradual change of seasons

Autumn always sneaks up on me.

Back to school sales start when the temps are still in the 90s. The thought of wearing leather, or wool, or flannel is laughable. The sun sets a little earlier, but not so early as to impact my day. And the trees might start to take on a [...]

Feeding the birds

Our favorite activity at the Woodland Park Zoo is the bird feeding room. $1 for a stick of birdseed translates to more than your money’s worth in little girl giggles.

So far, we have not been able to get our act together and get to the right place and time to [...]