Monthly Archives: March 2011

Experience Natural Attractions in Colorado Bend State Park

I’m excited to offer you a glimpse of a wonderful park in Texas, written by one of my travel writer friends there. Colorado Bend State Park is a two-hour drive from Austin.  –Heather By Beverly Burmeier www.beverlyburmeier.com www.goingonadventures.com www.stripedpot.com http://tinyurl/bevtrvl … Continue reading

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The Woodmark Hotel: Very Dog-Friendly and Inviting

Woody, the Labradoodle, has his own private office at the Woodmark Hotel in Kirkland, but prefers to spend most of his time mingling with the guests, human and four-legged. Located on the shores of Lake Washington at Yarrow Bay, the … Continue reading

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Tsunami in Japan, a Wake-up Call

Washington doesn’t usually have extreme weather like tornadoes or hurricanes, but settles for a milder, more rainy climate instead. However, our coast was under a tsunami advisory after Japan’s 8.9 magnitude earthquake and resulting tsunami last week. We escaped without … Continue reading

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A Cowgirl Remembers…

Book Giveaway The Cascade Mountain Range divides Washington almost in half north to south. In Eastern Washington, on the east side of the mountains, the temperatures traditionally run warmer than over here on the west side of the range. Many … Continue reading

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Pick-Quick No. 2 Opens

Tomorrow is the day that many of us in the South Sound have been waiting for – the day that Pick-Quick No. 2 opens in Auburn. Not only will we be able to get the high quality food and nationally … Continue reading

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Black Diamond: A Blast from the Past

When a local talks about Black Diamond, another local’s first response is, “Did you go to the Black Diamond Bakery?” That’s because the bakery not only sells very tasty bread that is fresh baked in their 107-year-old brick oven, but … Continue reading

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