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tags: Using Science to Create the Ultimate Chocolate Bar, Theo Chocolate Company, Seattle, organic chocolate, fair-trade chocolate, Doc Choc, Andy McShea, streaming video Harvard-trained molecular biologist Andy McShea takes a distinctly scientific approach to making better and healthier chocolate. Dr McShea, known as “Doc Choc,” is the Chief Operating Officer of the 4-year-old Theo Chocolate…

Seattle Busker, Phinneas Phogg

tags: Phinneas Phogg, Seattle, Pike Place Market, parrots, pets, entertainment, streaming video This interesting video is an interview with Chris and Phineas Phogg, who entertain crowds at the Pike Place Market in my other home, Seattle. In this video, Chris talks about about their lives as Buskers. This video reminds me of my own beloved…

tags: Seattle Washington, University District, first things, University of Washington Seattle, Washington. Image: GrrlScientist, 26 September 2008 [larger view]. This will be my last photoessay from my Seattle visit. I sincerely hope I will be able to return for more visits, but because my life has gone the way it has, I think of every…

tags: Seattle Washington, Biology Department Greenhouse, University of Washington, poison dart frogs, Dendrobates, Dendrobatidae Captive-bred Dyeing Poison Dart frog, Dendrobates tinctorius, from the Guianas of northeastern South America. Image: GrrlScientist 29 September 2008 [larger view]. This is part two of my UW Biology Department greenhouse photoessay. In part one, I showed you seedpods and a…

tags: Seattle Washington, Biology Department Greenhouse, University of Washington, flowers Passiflora laurifolia blossom. Image: GrrlScientist 29 September 2008 [larger view]. I ran into another Seattle pal on my way back from the Montlake Fill to the Zoology department (now subsumed into Biology), where I earned my PhD. As a result, we spent half an hour…

tags: Seattle Washington, Montlake Fill, Union Bay Natural Area, urban wetland, urban nature preserve, University of Washington Entrance to the Union Bay Natural Area (UBNA), more commonly known as the “Montlake Fill”. Image: GrrlScientist 29 September 2008 [larger view]. One of my most favorite places to go birding is the Union Bay Natural Area (UBNA),…

tags: Seattle Washington, Ballard Farmer’s Market, fresh produce, fresh fish, wine, flowers Dinner at Shannon’s, using fish, produce and wine from the Ballard farmer’s market. Image: GrrlScientist 28 September 2008 [larger view]. “Do you photograph every meal you eat?” Shannon sounded amused as I pointed my camera at the mushrooms in the frying pan.

Seattle Visit: Wine Tasting

tags: Seattle Washington, wine tasting, photoessay Glassware in the wine bar in Seattle. Image: GrrlScientist, 28 September 2008 [larger view]. When I was in Seattle, several friends and I visited the Ballard Farmer’s Market (part one and part two) in the morning and then went wine tasting at a nearby wine bar in the afternoon.

tags: Seattle Washington, Ballard Farmer’s Market, photoessay, autumn bounty, harvest Dahlias. Ballard Farmer’s Market, Seattle, Washington. Image: GrrlScientist 26 September 2008 [larger view]. When I was in Seattle, I met a couple friends and went to the Ballard Farmer’s Market, which is much much larger than when I last lived in Seattle. This is the…

tags: Seattle Washington, Ballard Farmer’s Market, photoessay, autumn bounty, harvest Raspberries. Ballard farmer’s Market, Seattle, Washington. Image: GrrlScientist 26 September 2008 [larger view]. When I was in Seattle, a couple friends and I went to the Ballard Farmer’s Market, which is much much larger than when I last lived in Seattle.