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South Whidbey State Park: South Forest Discovery Trail Loop

South Whidbey State Park is a hidden gem, tucked into the rural south end of Whidbey Island in Washington State. While the park isn't big, it's well worth a visit if you happen to be on the island. In recent years the park had to shut down its campground due to dangerous trees so even… Continue reading South Whidbey State Park: South Forest Discovery Trail Loop

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Not Lost, It’s Being Directionally Challenged

That feeling. Where your brain tells you that something isn't right. You are not where you think you are. Maybe it's that panic feeling in your stomach. The first time I got directionally challenged (and I refuse to call it lost. Lost is when you have no way of figuring where you are.) was in… Continue reading Not Lost, It’s Being Directionally Challenged

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Mama and Child Hiking: Nolte State Park

It hit 70° today, the late winter burst of sun and warmth that pushes spring into the picture. I got a couple moms and their preschoolers out for a short hike at Nolte State Park. Nolte sits in the far corner of SE King County, between Enumclaw and Maple Valley, Washington. It's close to us,… Continue reading Mama and Child Hiking: Nolte State Park