9/18 Port Blakely Tree Farms

Field Trip with Fourth Graders
Learning about whorls, snags and "lazy" Western Hemlocks
How old is this tree? About 26 years old. 
When I hear "tree farm" I'm usually a little skeptical, but I give this field trip and Port Blakely two thumbs up. And I have to admit, the books, newspapers and magazines that I love to read need to come from somewhere....
Do you know what a whorl is? 

Artisan Market

I had a two hour sit in the San Diego Airport. Artisan Market had all the goodies. I bought a vegan bar, it was more of a block and it was ...