Aug. 22, 2012

Downtown Bellingham Hidden GEMS Tour – Aug 22

Come on downtown today for  the Downtown’s Hidden GEMS (Galleries, Electricity, Museums, Sweets) Tour, including the newly branded Spark Museum of Electrical Invention, Mindport Exhibits, Cedarworks Gallery, and Bellingham Railway Museum (each stop will be 10 minutes). These museums/galleries are special attractions located in a 2-block vicinity within our ...

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July 14, 2012

Welcome to Summer in Washington!

One of my favorite things about this time of years is picking wild berries.  Today I was able to step out  the front door of my home here in Sudden Valley and start picking!  Right now there are plenty of huckleberries just starting to ripen, and there are ...

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April 23, 2012

Downtown Mount Vernon Tulip Festival Street Fair

One of the many special events that takes place during the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is Mount Vernon's annual Downtown Street Fair. I like it because it's a chance for many people who come to my valley when they tour the tulip fields to see our historic downtown ...

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April 22, 2012

The Tulips are in Bloom in Mt Vernon

The Skagit Valley Tulip Fields are in bloom. It's a great time to get out and  see the tulips feilds in Mt Vernon. The tulips are up and the colorful fields are an incredible sight. There are loads of pictures at the Skagit Valley Tulip Festival fanpage. The flowers ...

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Jan. 31, 2012

Bellingham Art: The Art of Friday: Harlow and Anna Friday

So you're driving north on Guide Meridian near Cornwall Park and WHOA!!! there's a  Rhinoceros in someones front yard! Yes, in fact a Sumatran Rhinoceros here in the heart of Bellingham.  This is the work of Harlow Friday, or one of many pieces of art that he has ...

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Dec. 2, 2011

2011 Lighted Boat Parade & Superhero Lighted Bike Parade

It's that time of year, the days are short, the nights are long, a great time for some lighted parades. Friday and Saturday (Dec 2 & Dec 3 from 5pm - 8pm) you can see the Lighted Boat Parade if your anywhere near the waterfront, but especially around Fairhaven. Boats ...

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Nov. 19, 2011

What's New with you, Bellingham WA?

Some things I liked about this past week.
Putting on a heavy warm sweater for the cooler weather. Blustery storms. Seeing the surprised yet refreshing smile of a passerby as I said good morning to him.  Handing the keys to a happy new homeowner for their waterfront home.
Receiving a ...

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Nov. 8, 2011

Maritime Heritage Park in Old Town Bellingham

Maritime Heritage Park hosts a Fish Hatchery, an Amphitheater, Native Plant trail and Public display of local art. A great place to enjoy lunch or just a quiet moment after a visit to the area antique shops or Museum.

6-10pm daily

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Oct. 5, 2011

Bellingham Art: Whatcom Artist Studio Tour

It must be October because this past weekend, 10/1 and 10/2 and this coming weekend, 10/8 and 10/9, is the annual Whatcom Artist Studio Tour.  Over 50 artists presenting their art, their studios and how they create.  Some offering live demonstrations.  Art from every medium: painting ...

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Oct. 3, 2011

Bellingham Restaurant's: La Vie en Rose...Oui!

I've never been to Paris nor any part of France, but the minute I stepped in to this comfortable and rustic bistro, I thought this surely is what it must feel like. Art covered Brick walls, Nina Simone singing in the background, bistro tables inside and out or a ...

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