Blackfish

As some of you may have seen or heard, there’s a new movie out about the capturing of orca’s and a look behind the scenes at SeaWorld, called Blackfish.  As soon as I saw the first trailer I knew that I had to see this movie! Yes, I am an avid animal lover, yes I […]

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Life P.P. – Pre Parrot

We had a BBQ last week and one of the guests asked me, “wow, sounds like parrots require a lot of work and especially time”.  “Yes, it is a lifetime commitment”, I said.  Then I had no real answer for what I was asked next, “what was your life like pre parrot?”. So for days […]

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WWLKD-What Would Leslie Knope Do?

I am a giant fan of NBC’s Parks and Recreation. In particular the lead character, played by Amy Poehler, Leslie Knope. My friend Erin and I joke about wanting to be Leslie Knope when we grow up, because she is a very thoughtlessly kind, generous and an almost completely optimistic person. If she is helping […]

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“Chats” with Irena Schulz

I recently threw caution to the wind and asked the very delightful Irena Schulz to participate in a “chats” session, to my surprise and absolute delight….she accepted! I have always admired her work from afar, the most clear and obvious reason is we live on opposite coasts and have never been in attendance of the […]

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Convergence Zone

Locally here in the Pacific Northwest, there happens to be a phenomenon that is called the convergence zone. Commonly it is when different air flows converge above the Puget Sound, which is the large body of water that leads to the ocean, and causes a narrow band of precipitation. Yesterday we had a different type […]

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