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Long Beach Dreaming

I pinch myself at times taking in the evergreen views off my third-floor deck at the base of the Issaquah Alps. Osprey’s piercing calls echo through the valley – perched on high treetops with eyes keen to silvery splashes. Owls hoot through their alpine telephone line sharing mysterious messages from …

Tasting Hood Canal

Alderbrook Resort opened their doors on Hood Canal in 1913 – accessible only by boat for those looking for the ultimate Northwest …

Tasty Times in Leavenworth

Those who know me best (or have been paying attention) know that although I’m Seattle’s biggest fan, I was born and raised …

I Like Tacoma!

A bit of a renaissance has been happening in the city of Tacoma and from what I can tell it’s bringing us …

A Quintessentially-Seattle Gift Guide

How many times have you meandered aisles, wandered markets, or poured through websites looking for that just perfect Seattle-made gift? You know, the …

A Taste of Paris

I’ve never had a burning desire to travel to Paris.  Color me odd, no? The City of Lights draws millions of visitors yearly, …

Savoring the San Juan Islands

Picture this: Three days, five kayaks and a seemingly endless ocean of islands, food and wine. I just returned from Savor Seattle’s …