Awesome Views from North Mountain Fire Outlook

The North Mountain Fire Outlook is perched on a beautiful summit with 360 degree views into the Cascade Mountain range and forests. From the roads and trails leading up, you can see Mount Baker, Mount Shuksan, Glacier Peak, and even the Olympic Mountains, among many others. Once at […]

2020-12-28T22:23:14-08:00December 28, 2020|

Sunrise over Penn Cove in Coupeville

Here is a sunrise looking east over a private pier on Penn Cove in Coupeville on Whidbey island. The mouth of Penn Cove opens up to Saratoga Passage and the Cascade Mountains protrude above the lower foggy clouds beyond. The main historic “downtown” of Coupeville is off the […]

2020-12-28T21:52:56-08:00December 28, 2020|

Appreciating the Beach Sunsets of Whidbey Island

The west side of Whidbey Island offers world class views, and these are the most special as the sun sets over Puget Sound and Olympic Mountains. The shipping channels are active in the foreground, while you are surrounded even closer by eagles, gulls, fish, crabs, coyote, and the occasional […]

2020-04-19T14:21:18-07:00April 7, 2020|

Meditative Hiking on Whidbey Institute’s Forest Trails

The Whidbey Institute offers locals and tourists a pleasant walk through its 106 acre nonprofit campus, including stops along the way at a labyrinth, food garden, meditation center, small single room tiny homes, buildings for eating and teaching, and congregation sites. Residing within the forest […]

2020-04-19T14:12:41-07:00March 22, 2020|

San Diego Balboa Park Gardens

San Diego’s Balboa Park is a walkable urban treasure. Condensed within a relatively small radius is a world class zoo, art museums, car museum, air and space museum, outdoor gardens, food, street performers, reflecting pools, sculpture garden, and much more. There is something here for many different tastes […]

2020-02-23T10:33:41-08:00February 19, 2020|

Bucolic Cross Country Skiing around Lake Wenatchee

The cross-country skiing options around the Lake Wenatchee area have a lot to offer skiers of all varieties. Lake Wenatchee State Park provides a good groomed network that skims by pretty views of lake, river, and mountains. Directly from there, a network of trails connect to the Kahler […]

2020-04-19T13:57:50-07:00January 19, 2020|

Small Town Light Show in The Greening Of Coupeville

The Greening Of Coupeville is an annual small town tradition in the seaside town of Coupeville on Whidbey Island. Every year, town employees create light displays in small Cooks Corner Park near the waterfront historic district. Many people from the town come out to a special opening night, […]

2020-04-18T22:41:50-07:00December 7, 2019|
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