Day 454: Suds of Wisdom and Feiro Marine Center

This morning we left Walmart and drove down to Willie’s Coin Laundry.  Something had gone horribly wrong with another customer’s wash cycle, resulting in many cubic feet of suds being generated.  M couldn’t just let it go to waste:

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After finishing up the laundry and doing a bit of homeschool, we drove down to the Feiro Marine Life Center, which has a number of aquaria and touch tanks showcasing local intertidal and marine life:

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The docent showed us around, sharing with us interesting facts about the various creatures:

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Here, the docent is explaining to us the life cycle of the female octopus:

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Feeling a Sea Urchin:

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For me, the highlight was picking up a living sand dollar, flipping it over, and watching its hundreds of legs wiggling around.

Our last stop was the used bookstore to trade in read books and buy a new set of used books.  We then drove back to Walmart to overnight.

Tomorrow should be a big day.  Rainforests!  Beaches!  Casinos!  Stay tuned.

Day 453: Olympic National Park
Day 455: Westward Hoh! (Vampire Threat Level: Medium)

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