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Seeing is Believing: A Day With Miró

As I strode into SAM on a sleepy Thursday morning I realized that the only time I had ever seen Miró’s art was in college studying Gardner’s Art Through the Ages. As you can imagine, seeing the works of a … Continue reading

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Hiking in Heaven – The Enchantment Lakes

Let me tell you about a place so awe inspiring and dramatic you could be convinced that you’ve stepped out of this world and into the Promised Land. It was a hot summer day when I made my way from the … Continue reading

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Around the Sound in 20 Days…With Teenage Boys

Chances are, if you have a teenage son you worry that whatever destination you choose for vacation you will find him trudging begrudgingly behind you, head down, hoodie up and hands in his pockets. Possibly muttering about how “lame” this … Continue reading

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Mount Rainier – One year later and she’s still there

It was not quite a year ago that I conquered a major personal goal and stood on the summit of Mount Rainier.  Just recently, I returned back to take an ever more leisurely trip to enjoy the mountain in an … Continue reading

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Winter Hiking in the Issaquah Alps

By Kristin Kruger One of the things I love most about living in Western Washington is that there’s never any need to store your hiking boots away for the winter. Sure, the early sunsets make it difficult to sleep in … Continue reading

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