Category Archives: Washington

Short visit to the Pacific Northwest ~ Deception Pass State Park

March 14-21st ~ Whidbey Island, Washington We just returned from a short visit to see my little sister and brother-in-law on Whidbey Island which is in the north-west part of Washington State, not far from the Canadian Border. On the … Continue reading

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Final Lap of our Road Trip – Columbia River Gorge

Relaxing in our tiny mountain cabin here in the San Bernardino Mountains of Southern California, I am astounded to find myself another year older, but not necessarily another year wiser. I wish I could reverse that last statement – you … Continue reading

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Whidbey Island in pictures

Wednesday, September 23

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A whale of a good time boating through the San Juan Islands!

Thursday, September 17th ~ Oak Harbor, Washington Our week-long boating expedition through the San Juan Islands was a huge success! The weather could not have been more cooperative, the scenery was magnificent, the crowds had departed and we got to … Continue reading

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Stuart Island and South Pender Island in pictures

Day 2 and 3 of our week boating through the San Juan Islands… The San Juan Islands are so pretty and offer up a nice variety of scenery as well as things to do. On day two of our boating … Continue reading

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Yachting in the San Juan Islands

Saturday, September 12 ~ Ganges, Salt Spring Island, Canada Last Sunday we traveled the short distance from Seattle to Whidbey Island. My sister (Jan) and brother-in-law (Mark) have invited Tim and I to join them on a one week motor … Continue reading

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Columbia River Maritime Museum in Astoria

Saturday, September 5th ~ Astoria, Oregon to Seattle, Washington We woke up to a light rain this morning that continued on and off throughout the day. It was refreshing and a welcome sight after enduring such a drastic drought up … Continue reading

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Picture of the day ~ Coupeville, Whidbey Island, WA

Located about 30 miles north of Seattle, Whidbey Island is at the Northern border of Puget Sound, and is the home of a naval air station.  It is ranked the fourth largest and fourth longest island in the contiguous United States. … Continue reading

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