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Local Adventures: Fort Casey State Park

Fort Casey State Park sits in Central Whidbey Island, just past Coupeville, Washington. It is part of a three base layout, in the old days the hope it could protect the Strait of San Juan de Fuca (the Salish Sea).¬†Admiralty Inlet on Whidbey Island was considered so strategic to the defense of Puget Sound in… Continue reading Local Adventures: Fort Casey State Park

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Johnston Ridge Observatory: The Eruption Trail

The¬† last time I had visited Johnston Ridge Observatory, it was the summer of 2003 in July. Time slips by too fast when one gets busy with life. My oldest son was about the age of my youngest son then. It's a long drive from most anywhere to get to Mt. St. Helens and it's… Continue reading Johnston Ridge Observatory: The Eruption Trail