Joseph Whidbey State Park Beach

When I lived on Whidbey Island years ago, one of my favorite places to visit was Joseph Whidbey State Park. Most people visit it using the pull out alongside West Beach Road. The park is closed during the fall and winter months, so this…

Padilla Bay Trail

A long time ago, maybe 17 years ago, I walked Padilla Bay Trail, when my oldest son was around 3 years old. It isn’t a long trail, but it’s a long haul to hike it. We were in the area yesterday, and I on…

Naches Peak Loop

Wednesday night I was looking at the weather and Thursday was going to be hot down low. It also boded to be one of the last super nice days of the year (seriously, it was 84° at home!) The kind of weather where it’s…