Monthly Archives: September 2015

When Ships Were Made of Wood; Port Townsend Wooden Boat Festival

Spring, Summer and fall in the Pacific Northwest are full of festivals; music from blues to bluegrass, rodeos, pow wows, loggers’ fairs, hippy fairs, salmon bakes and more. But one of the more unique events is the annual Wooden Boat Festival held at the quaint Victorian seaside town of Port Townsend on the northeastern tip of the Olympic Peninsula in Washington State. Even though we live just a couple hours away we’d never been, so this year we decided to go, and glad we did. Continue reading

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August 2015 Monthly Newsletter

Monthly Newsletter, Aug 2015

Our travel plans in July were interrupted with twin injuries; to my knee and then my arm. But by August I’d recovered enough from the surgeries to fix them to plan our next trips. And, to host our friends from France visiting us to go backpacking in the Cascade Mountains of Washington State (see the post Wild Western Washington in our Wild Side section). Continue reading

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