Archive of posts tagged "washington"

Whale Watching with San Juan Cruises


Monday, March 19th, 2018 — 1:31pm PDT
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I always love the opportunity to get out on the waters of the Salish Sea but on a bright October morning last year, I was particularly excited. My friend Laura and I were meeting up with San Juan Cruises at the Bellingham Alaska Ferry Terminal to board the Victoria Star, one of five vessels in the company’s fleet. We joined a group of other guests for a full day Deluxe Whale Watching Tour.

Seattle Museum Month 2017


Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 — 5:38am PDT
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I love museums. I love museums so much that for our 10 year anniversary trip to Massachusetts we went to the Concord Museum and on my birthday this year we went to the National Motorcycle Museum while visiting family in Iowa. Given that our neighbors to the south are celebrating a whole month worth of […]

Veranda Beach Resort on Lake Osoyoos


Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 — 11:13am PDT
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I tip toed across the sun room to the screen door, where I smacked my flip flops down onto the entrance’s paver stones. Unlatching the gate on the white picket fence that surrounded the cottage, I made my way up Veranda Drive to pick up our vehicle from its parking spot. The sun was rising […]

Canadian Dollar at Par at Bellis Fair During Canadian Holiday Weekend


Friday, May 13th, 2016 — 3:16pm PDT
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Bellis Fair Mall, a Canadian shopping destination just across the border in Washington State, is warming up to us neighbours in the north. For Victoria Day Long Weekend, many Bellis Fair retailers will be will be accepting the Canadian Dollar at par*. Canadian Dollar at Par at Bellis Fair This discount will be applied Friday, […]

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival 2016


Monday, March 28th, 2016 — 10:12am PDT
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The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival returns April 1st to April 30th in Washington State, in the La Conner and Mount Vernon area, just a quick drive from the border. Skagit Valley Tulip Festival During your visit, you can drive to various tulip, daffodil and iris fields and events or do a cycling tour. There are […]

Seattle Museum Month


Friday, January 15th, 2016 — 10:45am PDT
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For every city John and I visit, we enter at least one museum. In the spring it was the Concord Museum in Massachusetts (with artifacts from writers like Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau), then it was the The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York (where we looked up a painting by Iowa […]