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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

Trail Cooking

Commercial Meal Review: Three From Alpine Aire

Three meals from Alpine Aire: 2 dinners, 1 breakfast. The dinners are "add boiling water, wait, and eat", the breakfast takes cooking after. Cheese Enchilada Ranchero. This meal can serve two easily with the addition of flour tortillas, using it as a burrito filling. Bring along some cheddar to sprinkle on. I was not a… Continue reading Commercial Meal Review: Three From Alpine Aire

Book Reviews

Book Review: The Kid’s Outdoor Adventure Book

I am always looking for new ideas for the boys, especially in summer.¬†Kids' Outdoor Adventure Book: 448 Great Things to Do in Nature Before You Grow Up was a recent find at our local library on the island. The book is broken up into season, with Spring the starting season. It features 200 checklist items… Continue reading Book Review: The Kid’s Outdoor Adventure Book