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Kauai: Why Does the Chicken Cross the Road?

Kauai: Why Does the Chicken Cross the Road?

Like the famous Walmart Greeter, Kauai also has its own ubiquitous greeter. Meet him: You hear the Rooster before you see him. On the first morning, the greeters welcomed us to their resort. We were surprised and intrigued. I ran outside to see what was the matter....
Salt Spring, the Island of Subdued Excitement

Salt Spring, the Island of Subdued Excitement

Don’t let the title fool you. Cascadia, the region including Oregon, Washington, and British Columbia, offers plenty of extreme activities, but there’s also no better place to chill and enjoy the simple pleasures of life. This week, my husband and I chose Salt Spring...
Mount Rainier: The Hills Are Alive …

Mount Rainier: The Hills Are Alive …

Let’s keep them alive by protecting Mount Rainier National Park from being loved to death. Mt. Rainier was America’s fifth National Park, and the first one so conserved because of its forests. In 1888 John Muir climbed to the summit of Mt. Rainier and fell...