Birds and Buds in La Conner

Sometimes, us city folks just want to unplug and escape to a really small town. La Conner, Washington is a really small town. As in, there aren’t any stoplights. Or chain restaurants. La Conner is so small, in fact, that its population is around 850 people. And that’s counting the many Northwest artists that call […]

Got the Bends?

Aspen, Jackson and Tahoe, and… Bend. For awhile there, it seemed as if every person in the west with a little disposable income was descending onto Bend, Oregon to buy up a vacation home and ski Bachelor. Naturally, housing prices went through the roof. It’s no mystery why Bend fast became one of the most […]

South Whidbey Weekend

Island life. A pace or two behind the city, of course, but isn’t that why you go there?