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Fun Fall Weekend at Middleton Farms

Fun Fall Weekend at Middleton Farms

When autumn comes I remember the resplendent fall foliage of New England.  With shrub-steppe vegetation or “high desert”, we don’t have that same experience in eastern Washington.   What we have, though, especially with amazing farms and wineries all around us are fun harvest festivals. […]

San Juan Island:  Pause for Family Bliss

San Juan Island: Pause for Family Bliss

Stop. Pause a moment on life’s highway. Enjoy our beautiful State…yourself, and the ones you love.   Hurray to what has been a beautiful summer! Before we settle in to autumn and start the school year, we carved out a 3-day family visit to San […]

Trains in Snoqualmie

Trains in Snoqualmie

Down by the station early in the morning See the little pufferbillies all in a row See the engine driver pull his little lever Puff, puff! Chuff, chuff! Toot, toot! Off we go!     There’s something about trains and tots. They listen to Thomas […]

B is for Berries, C is for Cherries

B is for Berries, C is for Cherries

Let’s start at the very beginning A very good place to start When you read you begin with ABC -Sound of Music, Do-Re-Mi   When you’re a kid growing up with the agricultural bounty of the Pacific Northwest, you learn that A is for Apples, […]

Hello

Hello

Our family started with an Internet hello.   One of us was in New England, the other was Denver-high.  We chatted on the world wide web and the exchange of words led to connection.  One thing led to another:  a romantic first meeting in Charleston, […]


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