08 Apr

Snow Geese

The Skagit Valley, tucked away in northwest Washington, is a magical place. Lying between the San Juan Islands and the northern Cascade Mountain Range, the valley floor flattens out like a gigantic saucer with views that take time to contemplate and appreciate. Snow capped peaks of...

26 Oct

Bow|Edison

Bow and Edison (named after Thomas Edison) are two small hamlets in the northwest Skagit Valley, a fertile farming region divided from the Olympic Peninsual by the Strait of Juan de Fuca. The land that surrounds these two towns is one of my favorite places - I...

03 Apr

Tulips in Skagit Valley

The tulips are here and with them the change of seasons has firmly taken hold. The winter in Northwest Washington was mild and, for the second year in a row, we again have an early spring. What it portends about the future of our climate...

20 Mar

Skagit Wildlife Area

The Skagit Wildlife Area contains a little over 16,700 acres of wildlife habitat which is mostly scattered throughout the western half of Skagit County. This is prime bird watching territory as is most of the Skagit Valley, a beautiful agricultural region in Northwest Washington that is...