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Blue Willow Lavender Farm Part II!


This place is a bit tricky to find but I promise if you are a lavender lover and are in the neighborhood it is totally worth your time to walk around, inhale the scents, and absorb the peace of the entire farm.   42 more words


Orcas in Case Inlet (Washington)

A friend and I went out on our kayaks this morning, north from Herron Island to Stretch Island across Case Inlet (Washington), about four miles. On the way back we were treated to a pod of about eight orcas, spouting, breaching, and playing in the open water between us and the mainland. 17 more words


Blue Willow Lavender Farm

http://www.pugetsoundfresh.org/farm/blue-willow-lavender-farm, located in the key peninsulas west of Gig Harbor, Washington.

“There are some things, after all, that Sally Owens knows for certain: Always throw spilled salt over your left shoulder. 28 more words


Postcards from the kayak

A couple of days ago I went out on the kayak around sunset. I paddled around the north end of Herron Island, then crossed the Case Inlet and headed southwest to McMicken Island ( 100 more words


A Love Letter to My Mom

My heart hides a hard truth: My mother and I have been strangers for most of my life.

She didn’t really know me, and you would have to press me hard to scrape up meaningful memories I have of her. 555 more words


Postcards from the Key Peninsula (Washington)

I went on an early morning kayak ride along the Key Peninsula across from Herron Island, where I live (most of the time). It was a foggy morning and some of the spots on the peninsula were downright magical. 109 more words


Froguana at Twilight

Twilight drops her curtain down, and pins it with a star.    ~Lucy Maud Montgomery