Archive for September, 2012

Great biographies

September 3, 2012

Sam and I have begun to read some fascinating biographies. They are well-written and interesting for both parent and child. I’m keeping a list in case this is of help to others. Something out of Nothing – Marie Curie and Radium The Brooklyn Bridge: They Said it Couldn’t Be Built (Story of the Roeblings) The […]

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Idotea wosnesenskii and Hemigrapsus nudis

September 2, 2012

Here are some additional finds from our road-end explorations. I make an attempt to identify the creatures when I can so that I can slowly learn about the ones we commonly find. A great website resource is provided by Washington State University: http://www.beachwatchers.wsu.edu/ezidweb/animals/Idoteawosnesenskii.htm

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Murhut Falls

September 1, 2012

Today we checked out a beautiful 130 foot waterfall in the Duckabush area south of Quilcene (west of Hood Canal bridge). It was an easy hike and a gorgeous waterfall. The trail is in good condition and a great outing for families. Trail description: The hike is 1.6 miles roundtrip. The last .1 mile to […]

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