Tag Archives: Puget Sound

A Sunny Day at Dune Peninsula

Took advantage of the sunny, warm weather to spend an afternoon at Dune Peninsula, part of the Tacoma Metropolitan Parks. It’s a new park that was named after the science fiction novel “Dune.” There’s even sculptures in the park that … Continue reading

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Boutique Port Townsend, Washington

Perfect September weather had beckoned me to take to the road this week! I decided to do just a one day trip and headed out onto the scenic Olympic Peninsula. Final destination: Port Townsend. If you’ve lived in the Puget … Continue reading

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Super Summer Day!

What a super, summer day it was here in the Puget Sound Region…plenty of warmth and sunshine! It doesn’t get much better than this! And what a great day to head to a beach, which was exactly what I did. … Continue reading

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75th Anniversary of “Galloping Gertie”

For most Puget Sound residents in Washington State, the name Galloping Gertie is a common household name. We all know what happened on that fateful day, November 7, 1940, when strong wind gusts (40 mph) brought down the suspension bridge … Continue reading

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Native Longhouse Anniversary Celebration

This past weekend I visited the Evergreen State College Longhouse Education and Cultural Center – Olympia, Washington for its 20th anniversary celebration. I had never been to the Evergreen State College before, let only the Longhouse. I was very impressed … Continue reading

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