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Editor's Expeditions - Angle Lake

  • Written by Kristen Hamilton, Editor

One of the things we love about living in the Seattle area is the fact that public transportation is an option for getting around.  Sure, it’s not always the most direct or perfect timing, but it is an option. My husband and I have used it a few times to get to the airport or to a game at Safeco Field.  On those trips, we’ve noticed the last stop on the Light Rail Link “Angle Lake” and knew we’d better add that to our exploration list. 

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Editor's Expeditions - Bob's Corn

  • Written by Kristen Hamilton, Editor

My daughter was visiting from college recently, and she wanted to visit a “pumpkin patch” in the area.  Her  internet search brought Bob’s Corn & Pumpkin Farm in Snohomish to the top of the list so we decided to head out and make an afternoon of it.

It was a perfect Indian Summer day with a hint of chill in the air but plenty of sunshine.  We found ourselves on a quiet country road until we neared the entrance where an officer from the Sheriff’s Department was stationed on the road directing traffic.  Once inside, employees wearing bright orange shirts were directing us to parking spots.  They were prepping for crowds that we later found out turn out each year!

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Getting creative with clay: local potter shares her craft with students of all ages

  • Written by Kirsten Abel, Features Writer

“One cool thing about clay is that even if you think you’re not creative, you usually can make something,” said Melanie Kanz, the owner of Shoot the Moon, a Woodinville-based pottery studio. “People surprise themselves with that they’re able to do.”

Kanz makes and sells her own pottery and also teaches wheel throwing and handbuilding classes to adults and kids.

“I love sharing that experience with other people,” she said. “People come up with things that I would never think of.”

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Indie fantasy movie ‘Celaderion’ films in Duvall

  • Written by Kirsten Abel, Features Writer

What do you get when you combine a field full of vampires, several elves, and two local filmmakers with a knack for medieval fantasy? A new independent movie called “Celaderion.”

The film, which began produc-tion about a year ago, stems from writer and co-director Thomas Meyer’s short film “Nostariel and the Vampire That Loved Cookies.” 

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Editor's Expeditions - Seattle Aquarium

  • Written by Kristen Hamilton, Editor

My first visit to the Seattle Aquarium was while on a trip here from Montana when the kids were young many years ago.  We had some adult friends visiting recently, and we thought it would be fun (and nostalgic) to visit the waterfront and explore the aquarium again. 

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