Tag Archives: Washington State

Adventure on the Olympic Peninsula

It’s been a picture perfect summer so far, here in Western Washington State. No rain for a month and mild temperatures make for perfect vacation weather. I gave myself a mini-vacation over the weekend and decided to head for the … Continue reading

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Pilgrimage to Mount St Helens Volcano

Ranger led talk at Johnston Ridge Observatory, Mount St Helens It’s been 37 years since the eruption of the Mount St Helens Volcano, located in southwestern Washington State. And just about every year, it’s been almost like a religious routine … Continue reading

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Sequim Lavender Festival

I went to the Sequim Lavender Festival this weekend. It’s a summertime festival that I almost always attend each year, weather dependent. As mentioned in my last blog, Sequim, Washington is considered to be the “lavender capital of North America,” … Continue reading

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Fun at the Beach

Well, yesterday was a rarity. We had an 80 degree, early April day. How often does that happen in the Pacific Northwest? Hardly! And what better place to celebrate the first heatwave of the year? Why, the ocean beach! I … Continue reading

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Historically Haunting Port Gamble

You are looking at the most haunted house in Washington State. The location: Port Gamble – located on the northern shores of the Hood Canal and Puget Sound. Thanks to a recent article in the local Tacoma News Tribune, I … Continue reading

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