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American Presidents and Vancouver

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Over the years a few Presidents of the United States of America have visited Vancouver. Whether it was during the depression or war years or for speaking engagements after their terms. In 130 years the Commander in Chief has been no stranger to our city, although some visits have been few and far-between. American Presidents […]

Pike Place Market in Seattle

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Seattle’s Pike Place Market is not only an icon, it’s an attraction that draws over 10 million visitors each year as well as locals who are fortunate enough to have so much fresh fish and produce at their fingertips. I met up with Ben Franz-Knight, Executive Director of the Pike Place Market Preservation & Development […]

Early Autumn in Iowa

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Beat the Cougars! the poster-sized sign read as it clung proudly to the front of the supply store on Main Street. I was heading to my first high school football game and it was homecoming no less. John and I spent ten days back in his hometown in Eastern Iowa and although we mainly worked […]

First Photowalk of 2011 in Iowa

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This afternoon I grabbed my new Nikon D90 and we bundled up for our third annual ‘first photowalk‘ of the year in Anytown, USA – otherwise known as my husband’s hometown in Iowa. The sun peeked out and began to melt piles of snow that quickly re-froze as solid puddles, causing my less-than-adequate soles to […]

On the Water for a Tulalip Bay Tour

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During my stay at Tulalip Resort my group was shuttled over to the Port of Everett where we boarded the Hat Island Ferry for a tour around Tulalip Bay. View Larger Map When you’re driving down the I-5 toward Seattle, the Port of Everett would be on your left. It looks rather industrial and is […]