Sunday Hiking in Cedar Creek Park

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Cedar Creek Park is a regional wild space in King County, Washington, tucked in between numerous developments, and oddly enough, in the middle of our town, Maple Valley. And yet, I’d hedge most of the town (and county) have no idea it is there. It is old DNR land (it was a school fund trust […]

Tulips & Forts

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With a weekend day free Kirk and I took the boys up north to Skagit County in Washington State, to see the tulips. With the non-existent winter, the tulips have started early so got there before the annual month-long festival starts in April.The colors are really worth the color – and one can walk for […]

First Day Hikes: Cedar Creek Park

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Cedar Creek Park is a small wooded multi-use trail system in our town. It is a 119 acre park, of 80 year old trees (which in itself is shocking, considering it sits right in the middle of town, and wasn’t relogged). The park is slowly growing, with lots of volunteer hours. Only a few months […]

Escaping The Heat The Coastal Way

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Wandering through back pages, I realized I had never posted a trip we went on in August. So on a very cold and windy today, I thought to myself…..do I miss the heat wave we were having back in August? Hmmm. Nope. I’ll take cold! So I leave you with this post…..The previous Monday was […]