Ravensdale Park History Walk

Awhile back I had noticed change in a local park, with signs going up and a meadow being taken care of. With an afternoon that was hot, we went out for an easy hike and a picnic lunch. Ravensdale is only a few short…

North Beach Exploring At Deception Pass State Park

A long time ago, when I was a teen, my parents moved us to The Rock, known as Whidbey Island. I wasn’t happy overall, I lived 10 miles out-of-town, with no car and no transit. The fact that we lived literally across the street…

Artist Ridge & Foraging Berries

The last time I had a chance to visit the North Cascades was in the summer of 2009. It was clouded over, with no views. So visiting Artist Point, at Mount Baker, on a sunny day is a treat. Mt. Baker sit s a…