Snoqualmie Twin Peaks Day

rolling, roaring pouring plunging, tumbling rumbling crashing, gushing, rushing sparkling breathtaking twirling swirling whirling ebb ripple eddy ruffle backwater misting soaking splashing current Just 30 miles east of Seattle sits a little hamlet surrounded by mountains, tall Douglas Fir, and raging rivers. Fans of the 1980s cult classic “Twin Peaks” know all about North Bend and Snoqualmie, two…

Lunar New Year of Salish Sea

The development of the Salish Sea was influenced by Chinese labor, particularly during the Exclusion Era from 1882 to 1943. Chinese laborers, including those brought by Chinese labor bosses, played a significant role in the development of the region, particularly in industries such as fishing and canneries1. Chinese settlers arrived in the 1850s and were…

Lake Washington, Washington USA

A Macgregor 26X sailboat, launched in late October, Cruising the lake, a journey to remember. Freedom not available to the mansion bound. A chance to escape, to be unbound. The Macgregor 26X sailboat, a beauty to behold, A trailerable sailer, a story to be told. Introduced in 1995, a design so fine, Lets toast her builder With Washington beer and wine.

Amtrak Coast Starlight

The train is a journey, a romantic way to travel. To see the West Coast, and all its beauty unravel. The train is a memory, that should be experienced once. Even if you live at home, and don’t have to take the chance. The train stops at universities, where students can board. And travel home for the break, with memories to be stored.