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Mount Baker appears beyond Skagit Bay in this view from the English Boom Historical Park on Camano Island.

A Camano Island Moment

One of my favorite places to visit on Camano Island is the English Boom Historical Park. Located near a tiny airfield where the runway literally ends at the edge of a bluff overlooking Skagit Bay, you’re still more likely to see bald eagles than planes coming from that airport  (although, you could also see small […]

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VIDEO: Silver salmon jumping on Snohomish River

I couldn’t yet see the Snohomish River, but after getting out of my SUV and taking a brief walk, I could hear the familiar sound of salmon “having a splash.” (Sorry, the complete text of this original post is not currently available) [youtube_sc url=”http://youtu.be/Pj03lOejbRQ” width=”640″ height=”360″]

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VIDEO: Mukilteo moments…

(Mukilteo, WA)  No golden light.  No ethereal mist.  No blue skies, to be sure.  Just a very average winter afternoon spent along the beach in Mukilteo, Washington on Sunday, January 25, 2009. When I was a kid, my brothers and I would go down to the pier at this location and fish for perch and […]

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