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Return of the Salmon

It’s that time of year when Chinook Salmon return to their spawning grounds on the Deschutes River at Tumwater Falls Park in Washington State. The park has been recently renamed to Brewery Park at Tumwater Falls. It is owned by … Continue reading

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A Trip to America’s Provence and a Beautiful Garden

Summers in the Pacific Northwest are glorious, except when we get an occasional heat wave. Seems to be what’s trending this year in many parts of the country! This past weekend I took a drive to the upper Olympic Peninsula, … Continue reading

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Ahoy, Me Mateys!

What’s more fun than pirate talk? Why, sailing on the open sea on a pirate ship! The official state ship of Washington State is the Lady Washington, more commonly known to many as the “Black Pearl” of the popular Disney … Continue reading

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By the Sea

It’s been a while since I visited the Pacific coastline, here in Washington State. I have been keeping my travels closer to home since the cost of petrol has skyrocketed in the past few months. We have finally come out … Continue reading

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Flower Festivals are Back!

So happy that many festivals are back after a long pause during the past few years! One that I sorely missed was the Blue Poppy Festival, held each May, at the Rhododendron Species Botanical Garden, located in Federal Way, Washington. … Continue reading

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