Pasta puzzle

I’ve been having a lot of fun reading “How to Fossilize Your Hamster“, an entertaining and enlightening collection of quirky science questions and experiments one can do to observe the the principles. It’s very conversationally written with abundant humor. For…

Deception Pass state park

I’m not one who likes to revist the same places. But it says a lot that I’ve been to
Deception Pass state park four years in a row. In the previous visits, I’ve gone over July 4th “weekend,” taking a side trip into Oak Harbor for the fireworks gala. WIth the 4th occurring mid-week, I didn’t want to blow the extra vacation days recuperating from being up so late, but I”m planning to return later this year.

The park is located on Whidbey Island, north of Seattle. The drive is such that the longer segment takes just as much time as the shorter segment plus the ferry.