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Whidbey Island Foraging

To walk in a park, or on a trail...or well, even the back of parking lot, there is some much free food to enjoy on Whidbey Island, which sits in the Salish Sea in Washington State, just below the San Juan Islands, at the entrance to the Puget Sound. Whidbey Island is the largest island… Continue reading Whidbey Island Foraging

Local Adventures

Local Adventures: Robinson Beach

Of all the public beach access on Whidbey Island, Washington, Robinson Beach, just outside of Freeland, is to me the best. There are many reasons for this: It's easy to access. No long, winding roads going downhill. It's a normal road. It's just outside of town. Grab some food in town at Payless (the grocery… Continue reading Local Adventures: Robinson Beach

Local Adventures

Local Adventures: Lagoon Point County Park

Lagoon Point County park is one of the less than memorable public beach access points on Whidbey Island. The truth is....it's not a place you feel welcome at. It's more than obvious that if you don't live in the development, you are not welcome here. And that is a theme overall you often experience on… Continue reading Local Adventures: Lagoon Point County Park

Local Adventures

Local Adventures: Ledgewood Beach County Park

With school back in, the boys and I are back to visiting beaches to find more access points on Whidbey Island. Ledgewood Beach County Park is a tiny access area that if you didn't look it up, you'd not know it is there. I drive by the Ledgewood housing development area far too often, and… Continue reading Local Adventures: Ledgewood Beach County Park

Hiking · Local Adventures

Local Adventures: Ebey’s Prairie Ridge Trail and Pratt Loop Trail

Today was the first day of school for the 2022/2023 school year. The boys are homeschooling this year and you just cannot force kids to start before Labor Day. We were going to go for a walk, to count as PE...but then I was "Why not go for an actual hike? And go somewhere pretty"...because… Continue reading Local Adventures: Ebey’s Prairie Ridge Trail and Pratt Loop Trail