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SPARK Museum of Electrical Invention in Bellingham


Saturday, October 20th, 2012 — 11:21am PDT
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Growing up, my family would spend time together hiking at parks, on Sunday drives, or exploring historical sites and museums across the province. I love feeding my brain and learning about a place, an event, art, and science. Last weekend John and I went to Bellingham for the open house and grand re-opening of the […]

Pacific Northwest Icon: Ivar Haglund


Thursday, October 11th, 2012 — 11:55am PDT
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It was on this day in 1939 that Vancouver’s first aquarium opened, headed up by Dr. Leonard Klinck who was the President of UBC. According to Chuck Davis’ Vancouver History, it was “a tiny thing, dimly lighted” at the old English Bay Bathhouse and its main attraction was Oscar the Octopus. The aquarium’s first manager […]

Tulalip Bay Restaurant at Tulalip Resort and Casino


Tuesday, August 21st, 2012 — 11:05am PDT
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A few years ago, after a mind-melting culinary experience, John and I began to keep an unwritten list of some of our favourite and most memorable dining adventures. Unfortunately he’s never joined me at Tulalip Bay Restaurant but it quickly snuck its way onto my list. Tucked away at inside the resort casino off the […]

Pioneer Park in Ferndale


Thursday, July 19th, 2012 — 10:29am PDT
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I have a bit of an affinity for historic places, museums, and walking tours thanks to family outings as a child and treasures like Fort Langley. On a recent media trip to Whatcom County in Washington State one of our stops was at Pioneer Park in Ferndale, home to a collection of eleven pioneer log […]

Hovander Homestead & Tennant Lake Park in Washington


Monday, June 25th, 2012 — 1:14pm PDT
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Whatcom County in Washington holds many attractions and destinations for those traveling for a day trip, or longer, from the Greater Vancouver region. Moving beyond the shopping malls and grocery stores of Bellingham, there’s much more to discover and enjoy. Two of such destinations is the Hovander Homestead Park and Tennant Lake Park, perfect for […]

Fairhaven Photowalk in Bellingham


Wednesday, June 20th, 2012 — 10:04am PDT
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A train whistle blew in the distance as we walked out onto Fairhaven’s Village Green plaza with Chuck Robinson, Owner of Village Books. The historic district in Washington State’s Whatcom County is on the National Register of Historic Places and is a part of Bellingham, ever since it amalgamated with the town of New Whatcom […]