Monthly Archives: December 2010

Top Travel Trends for 2011: The Washington State Version

Happy New Year to you all. Thomas Stanley, COO of Cox & Kings laid out his top predictions for the kinds of travel people want to take in Luxury Travel Magazine recently. Lo and behold, I discovered that every one … Continue reading

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Couldn’t Find Big Foot

I’m back from the land of BigFoot sightings – Lewis County in Southwest Washington. We didn’t see any thing, but our nephew’s size 14’s. Nothing of the legendary BigFoot variety. BigFoot, also known as Sasquatch, a giant ape-like creature, has … Continue reading

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Letting Someone Else Drive: Olympia During the Holidays

Yesterday I tried something new – a tour with seniors sponsored by the Federal Way Community Center. And I’d do it again in a heartbeat. I loved the luxury of having someone else drive and being able to watch the … Continue reading

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Tramming It Through Northwest Trek

Let’s face it. Animals are fascinating to watch and even more so when they roam in their natural habitat. At Northwest Trek in Eatonville, the lakes, trails and meadows that make up the 725-acre park host bighorn sheep, deer, elk, … Continue reading

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Festival of Trees Captures the Art of Decorating

We took a peak at the 2010 Mary Bridge Festival of Trees over the weekend at the Greater Tacoma Convention & Trade Center and it was fantabulous. Designers decorated fir trees for Christmas that were then auctioned off to raise … Continue reading

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Contests and a State Travel Guide

Since we’re thinking more about giving to others this time of year and our budgets are stretched in that direction, maybe it’s time to win a contest. It will be like a gift to yourself. I’ve run into a few … Continue reading

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