‘Talk to the Animals’ – Meeting new animals at Tacoma’s Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium

The red wolf is a perfect example why we need to protect wild animals. Less than 30 years ago, only 14 red wolves existed in the world. The wolves were captured and brought to the Tacoma zoo, thanks to a program supported through American zoos and aquariums. The Species Survival Plan helped Point Defiance Zoo […]

Travels 2016: From Mickey Mouse to Lewis and Clark, trips took us beyond the Midwest

Our 2016 travels took us to 12 states, nine of them in the Midwest. With a daughter now living in the Pacific Northwest, annual trips to the region have become the norm. And with Lisa and me attending travel conferences, opportunities to visit other states arise. Lisa found herself at Disney World this year. Lisa […]

Exploring Seattle and beyond

Having traveled to Seattle three times in the past year, I’ve seen quite a bit of the city. My recent trip took me beyond the tourist attractions of the Waterfront. I ventured out to new cities, while still checking out a few Seattle favorites, as I explored more of the Pacific Northwest. Pike Place Kicking […]

Washington road trip: Olympia and Tacoma

Since we were going to be in the Seattle area for a week, Lisa and I thought it might be fun to explore the area outside of the city. Since Mallory had meetings all week at work, we planned short day trips. We combined Olympia and Tacoma for an enjoyable day out of the city. […]

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