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Sunny Days In A Cold Spring

Spring has been cold and wet on Whidbey Island, and all along the Pacific Northwest. Great for the moss, and water supplies, but lousy for farming and hiking. But every so the sun comes out and it shines so brightly. And we don't stay home often those days. Grab lunch and head out. Robinson Beach… Continue reading Sunny Days In A Cold Spring

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The Orca That Lives In Slavery

I am crying. Out of happiness and the hope, eternal hope, that the right thing will be done. One company has the key to making history right, to correct for a horrible genocide on Orca Whales. The Dolphin Company recently bought Miami Aquarium and agreed to the US government to retire her from "performing". For… Continue reading The Orca That Lives In Slavery

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Local Adventures: Fitting In A Missing Section

Sunday was a bluebird morning, blue skies and it simply said "go hiking" and to ignore the always huge pile of chores to be done. So we did. I was in the mood for views, so we headed to the Ebey area on Whidbey Island. Which of course was packed with other hikers (because starting… Continue reading Local Adventures: Fitting In A Missing Section

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Local Adventures: Noble Creek Transit Park

When I moved back to Whidbey Island in 2018, driving into Langley, I noticed across from the Whidbey Fairgrounds, on Camano Avenue, is a park and ride. It's not a big one, but is carved into the woods, next to the fire station. And you might think..."Sarah, you "hiked" a park and ride?" Yes. Yes,… Continue reading Local Adventures: Noble Creek Transit Park

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Local Adventures: Beach View Farm Trail

The Beach View Farm Trail is one of the 2021 additions to Whidbey Camano Land Trust's many public lands on Whidbey Island. I had been waiting for this one to open, not so patiently. Covid bumped it back quite a bit. Yesterday I carved out the time to go walk it with Kirk in the… Continue reading Local Adventures: Beach View Farm Trail