Rainier is Shorthand for “Rains All Year”, Right? July 31st 2011 Tacoma Museum of Glass
I started today at one of Tacoma’s most important museums, the Museum of Glass.
Tacoma is one of the centers of the art glass movement, thanks to local resident David Chihuly.
The museum exists to expand the art form.
Its centerpiece is a state of the art glass foundry.
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North America » United States » Washington » Mt Rainier Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
When I travel, I love the great outdoors, modern art, historical sites, good food, classic roadside attractions, and long drives in a convertible. Preferably all at once. The nickname is a tribute to a wise traveller in the Hitch-hikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams, who proved that all you really need to cross the galaxy (and beyond) is a towel.
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