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About pamelahobartcarter

Pamela Hobart Carter is a writer and educator. She and Arleen Williams are No Talking Dogs Press. They have written several series of easy readers for adult English Language Learners and other adults learning to read. PHC is the author of Brace Yourself, a survival guide for adults undergoing orthodontia.

Why Read MINDING THE MUSE, A Handbook for Painters, Composers, Writers, and Other Creators by Priscilla Long, if you have read The Artist’s Way by Julia Cameron, and such?

Minding the Muse, A Handbook for Painters, Composers, Writers, and Other Creators by Priscilla Long, Coffeetown Press, Seattle, 2016 Priscilla Long’s slim handbook for artists suggests ways to refl… Source: Why Read MINDING THE MUSE, A Handbook for Painters, Composers, … Continue reading

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GREEN LAKE: A classic walk in Seattle

Seattle has salt water and fresh water parks; wild shorelines, and tame. Have you walked (or biked or run or roller-bladed) around Green Lake? Thousands of years ago a glacier carved what is now Green Lake. Green Lake may be … Continue reading

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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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