Bioluminescence Kayaking in the San Juan Islands

Last year, one of my good friends at work recommended we check out the bioluminescence kayaking experience in the San Juan Islands. We've done a little kayaking on vacation and locally and enjoyed it, but what really sold me was learning more about the bioluminescent part of the experience! Bioluminescence is the emission of light …

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Washington Hikes: Index Town Wall

Among the many things our Washington state governor closed down in response to COVID-19 -- and the one that probably impacted us the most -- was access to local, state, and national parks and land. We love hiking and spending time in the great outdoors -- it actually seemed like one of the more responsible …

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What I’m Reading During COVID-19 Quarantine

Diversifying my next round of reading We've been very fortunate during the COVID-19 pandemic. Both our jobs are intact and easily done from the safety of our homes. We love spending time together and have used the hours I'm not commuting to partner on projects around the house or binge watch shows on Hulu. When …

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Riding the Glenwood/Klickitat Loop

After a great day riding along the upper Columbia River Gorge from Lynnwood to Lyle, Washington, we were ready to tackle day two: several hundred miles of riding a loop near Mount Adams, an additional leg of the Columbia River Gorge east to Kennewick, and a jog west back to Naches where we had a …

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Riding Along the Upper Columbia River Gorge

After 10 weeks of COVID-19 'Stay Home - Stay Healthy,' we decided to adventure out for a masked and socially distanced Memorial Day weekend motorcycle trip along the upper bank of the Columbia River Gorge, looping back west at Kennewick, and returning to Lynnwood via Cayuse Pass near Mount Rainier. Our trip mapped 808 miles …

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