Tag Archives: Washington State

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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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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Relief from the Smoke Haze

Not sure how many people realize just how serious the fires are here in the Pacific Northwest states. We are burning up in a lot of places with all the forest and brush fires, especially in the dry, eastern regions … Continue reading

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