The Quokka


#doodlewashMay2022: Compact. Because these guys are bit like compact little kangaroos. Did you know that the housecat-size Quokka hops about like a kangaroo, but can easily climb trees? Better not try to pet one – they will bite, they carry salmonella and their are whopping fines for touching or feeding them! Hahnemühle Cold Press TheContinue reading “The Quokka”

The Newfoundland Dog


#doodlewashMay2022: Wave. Because Newfoundland Dogs are noted swimmers, rescuing people from freshwater and ocean waves alike. Did you know the history of the Newfoundland Dog isn’t known for sure, but there are three popular theories – They descended from: the ‘black ‘bear’ dogs brought to Newfoundland by Vikings around 1000 A.D. the now-extinct American BlackContinue reading “The Newfoundland Dog”

The Pyramid of Kulkulkan


If I were to travel to Yucatán, Mexico, I might see a … #doodlewashApril2022 prompt: Pyramid. Did you know that the Pyramid of Kulkulkan at Chichén Itzá has 365 steps altogether, and they were used as a calendar? Each side of the pyramid represented a season and helped determine the best times for planting andContinue reading “The Pyramid of Kulkulkan”