Monthly Archives: September 2016

First Thursday, and beyond: Sights to see in Seattle soon

The First Thursday of each month is a free art day in Seattle. Museums are free. Here is a huge list! Did you know we had this many museums in the area? Burke Museum of Natural History and Culture Free … Continue reading

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Tree Walks: (Seattle) Sights to See at any time

Northern Red Oak, Hiawatha Park, West Seattle Take a tree walk in your neighborhood or at the closest park. Over the weekend I took a walk guided by Tree Ambassador Al from reLeaf, a division of SDOT. All the photos … Continue reading

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SOUTH SEATTLE COLLEGE ARBORETUM: Seattle sights to see soon

Did you know South Seattle College had an arboretum? It is small and lovely and free. The college has a master gardener program. You may bump into some very informative people as you wander the pretty paths. It has an … Continue reading

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Seattle Sights to See soon: WASHINGTON PARK ARBORETUM

It’s free to walk the many trails of the enormous arboretum in any season. The park is open dawn to dusk. Be ready for some mud, winter and spring. You can even visit Lake Washington. Take the Foster Island path. … Continue reading

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The Weird Rules of Adjective Order

Native speakers may not know these rules exist. We have learned them by ear. English language learners will sound more fluent if they practice this adjective order: place (first, last, next …) quantity or number opinion/quality (general before specific) size, length, … Continue reading

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Sights to see soon, Seattle: CONSTELLATION PARK

CONSTELLATION PARK Constellation Park lies along the shore of Puget Sound in West Seattle. A walk here, as the sun sets over the Olympic Mountains, should be a requirement for anyone wishing to call herself a Seattleite. Nature-lovers, walk this park … Continue reading

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Sights to see soon, Seattle: SCHMITZ PRESERVE PARK

SCHMITZ PRESERVE PARK (5551 SW Admiral Way, Seattle, WA 98116) It’s free to wander the trails of this wonderful city park in West Seattle. It is a patch of old growth forest. Look for western red cedars, Douglas fir trees, … Continue reading

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