Stacey Sterling Murals

Stacey Sterling has a booth, BASILIC, at Pike Place Market where she sells hand-painted textiles and other art. Two of her murals decorate West Seattle sights. The triptych (left) brightens an exterior wall of a portable classroom at Alki Elementary. The red, blue, and green scene is inside Blue Moon Burgers. From her website: Stacey Sterling “My…

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 shoreline at low tide. The Seattle Aquarium often sends volunteers to help visitors identify intertidal…

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, and hemlocks. Look for native plants: salal, sword fern, bracken fern, and Oregon grape. Watch out…