Cape Flattery: At the Corner of Nowhere and Forever

Not Recognizing the Forest for the Trees One thing always surprises me. Many of the beautiful old houses in Seattle in neighborhoods adjacent to the waters of Puget Sound face inward, away from the spectacular views of the choppy blue water and snow-capped Olympic Mountains, two of the features which make Seattle one of the most beautiful cities… Continue reading Cape Flattery: At the Corner of Nowhere and Forever

The Gray Whales of Langley

Guest Video Post by Chris Wardzala   More about Chris: Originally from Ohio, I'm currently stationed on Whidbey Island six years into my Naval enlisted career.  After moving to Washington two years ago I was floored with it's natural beauty and abundance of wildlife. I purchased my first drone and camera a year ago and… Continue reading The Gray Whales of Langley

East of the Mountains: Part I

By Mary Kay Seales Rivers, Lakes, Pine Trees, & Critters It takes only two hours to go from skyscrapers in Seattle to apple orchards and horses in Eastern Washington, driving through one of the passes in the Cascade Mountains. Blewett Pass, Snoqualamie Pass, or Highway 2, whichever route you choose, it's a beautiful, quiet  drive, with time… Continue reading East of the Mountains: Part I

5 Must-Haves for Solo Women Travelers

by Mary Kay Seales I honestly think the best thing a woman can do for her self-confidence is to travel alone. Depending on yourself for survival and being your own best friend, especially in places outside your comfort zone (read: other countries) WILL make you grow some serious cahones. Besides the usual things to take along… Continue reading 5 Must-Haves for Solo Women Travelers