Tag Archives: Personal Animal Encounters

Bugs And Mammals At The Burke

Seattle’s Burke Museum always has some interesting events, and Sunday, November 12 will be no different. Combining the annual “Bug Blast” and “Meet The Mammals” events The Burke Museum will have a full day of slimy, cuddly fun. Hundreds of … Continue reading

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Northwest Trek

Yes, this post is coming months after the fact, but I still want to get it posted, so here it is. Back in May the Cub Scouts took a trip to Northwest Trek. A couple of requirements for different levels … Continue reading

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Phamily Foto Phriday 8-25-17 (The End Of A Busy Summer – or – Why No Updates?)

The “best laid plans” and all that. This summer has been so ridiculously busy, and you can tell partly because I haven’t updated much. If you follow me on Facebook you have *some* idea of what has been going on, … Continue reading

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Phamily Foto Phriday 8-25-17 (Catching Up Edition Part 2)

Alright, so it’s been three months and I’m finally getting the second part of this posted. It’s been a busy summer.   Back in May Ciaran’s Cub Scout den held a type of carnival for the rest of the pack. … Continue reading

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Zoo Membership Follow-Up

Following up on my blog post from last week regarding my family‚Äôs membership at the Woodland Park Zoo, I received a phone call from the membership department. Honestly, I did not expect one, but was not terribly surprised. I spoke … Continue reading

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My Issue With Our Zoo Membership

I have a major problem with the way our local zoo, the Woodland Park Zoo, conducts its membership. I had a problem when the local zoo and aquarium stopped featuring a joint membership, but that’s not what I want to … Continue reading

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Phamily Foto Phriday 3-4-16

Yes, it has been a couple of weeks, I know. And I don’t even have pictures of each of the kids to make up for it. Here is Ciaran getting a little recognition for attending Cub Scout Winter Camp. Last … Continue reading

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Phamily Foto Phriday 2-5-16

A heck of a week. It started with Catholic Schools Week which is essentially an “open house” for the school on Sunday. I had planned on getting pictures of all the kids in their various classrooms but an active Tevye … Continue reading

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Mutual Of Omaha’s Backyard Kingdom

Yesterday during out regularly scheduled D&D session we had a bit of an animal encounter that we will certainly remember for quite some time. During our lunch break I heard a “thunk” against the back windows. I turned and saw … Continue reading

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Phamily Foto Phriday 8-7-15

We are currently out of town on vacation. I’ll be posting something about both our summer vacations later on, but here are some of the hilghlights from this week. And yes, a couple off these were posted to Facebook, so … Continue reading

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