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 […]

Tulips Turn Twenty-five

The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival is celebrating its 25th year, and runs April 1 – April 30. So, why go? I mean, we’re talking about tulips. The thing is, I always have a good time. After a long, dreary Northwest winter, there is something about rows and rows of tulips tinted pink, yellow, red, white […]