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101 Things to Check Off Your Family Summer Bucket List

101 Things to Check Off Your Family Summer Bucket List 1. Fountains, wading or spray parks all over the area. 2. Try new foods and treats (or just have your favorites) Boba tea, 3. Explore new parks 4. Look out for outdoor movie screenings. Many are free or cheap. 5. Museums! Free days, or cheap/donation […]

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Fun Things to Do in Seattle with Kids

When our son was born, my husband and I didn’t know what our date outings would look like or how they would change with Judah. We wanted to continue doing our favorite things; which included exploring new places in downtown Seattle, walking around Pike Place Market, Pioneer Square, the waterfront, finding new parks in the […]

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Seattle Spring Bucket List

Spring has sprung and though the weather hasn’t warmed up quite yet, we hear it’s coming soon! Seattle is especially beautiful and brilliant in clear spring skies, as tulips pop up, and people start to spend time out of doors again. I love this season. This fresh new season means it’s time for a Spring […]

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SeaTac Airport First in Country With New Bird Tracking System

Sea-Tac Airport takes the Next Step in Avian Radar Development with Real-Time Bird Tracking System In partnership with University of Illinois researchers and the Federal Aviation Administration, Seattle-Tacoma International Airport is the first airport in the country to begin the use of a new advanced bird tracking system with real-time displays of bird activity on and […]

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A Tip From the Bird Guy

Winter is here in most places. Birds need food to stay warm so be sure to feed the birds first thing in the morning after a cold night or late in the day just before a cold night. Birds will need more calories to stay warm and consequently your birds that come to your feeders, Cardinals, Chickadee, […]

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How Do Birds Stay Warm?

As a warm blooded creature, a passerine (songbird) has a body temperature that varies between 102 degrees Fahrenheit and 112.3 degrees Fahrenheit. During periods of extreme cold, its temperature may drop drastically. How does a bird control its body temperature so it won’t freeze when the ambient temperature plummets below the freezing mark? How does […]

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Marine Science for All Ages at Redondo Beach

I often enjoy driving Redondo Beach. It is intriguing to see a group of scuba divers, and wonder what they are doing. Answers came when our family visited the new Marine Science and Technology Center, located on Redondo Beach. This recently built facility is the marine laboratory for Highline Community College. It holds the third […]

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Hylebos – Nature in the City

Our family settled in Federal Way in the Spring of 2002. The city’s location brought great advantage for us to explore Seattle and the South King County area. As a mother of three children, I often look for attractions in the area. Luckily, I found this great park right in our neighborhood. West Hylebos Wetlands Park […]

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