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Toasty Baked Egg Cups

Recipe for Toasty Baked Egg Cups

If you’re like me and enjoy eating breakfast with one hand while using the other hand to type or scroll through your social media feed, these egg cups are for you! Eggs, cheese and crunchy toast combine in muffin tins for a compact, … read more

Jan Walker

Author Inspired by Personal, Professional Experiences

Jan Walker’s writing studio reflects the eclectic body of her work — literary magazines, professional journal short stories, articles and educational curriculum, as well as the occasional penning of a newspaper editorial about prison reform. Her equally eclectic life could fill a book. … read more

Anna Brones (Photo courtesy Karen Wang)

Anna Brones — a Local Creator and Influencer

Among the many hidden treasures in the West Sound area is the large number of artists, artisans and writers scattered within the local towns, villages and backcountry communities. Anna Brones is one of those most talented artists and writers, quietly working in her … read more

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Tips for Dealing with Stress

Ukraine. Inflation. Pandemic. Climbing gas Prices. Climate Crisis. Every day, you turn on your TV, computer or smartphone, and you are hit with another day of endless stress-inducing news. April is Stress Awareness Month: a national, cooperative effort to inform people about the … read more

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The Wonderful World of Garden Books

The Hidden Life of Trees: The Illustrated Edition Author Peter Wohlleben “As a rule, friendships that extend to looking after stumps can be established only in undisturbed forests.” Trees equipped with warning systems? Forests with a vast communication network underground? Is there a … read more

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The Art of Giving Meaningful Compliments

Your hair looks amazing! I love your shoes! You look so skinny in that dress! How often do we all hear — and give — compliments of this sort about physical appearance, clothing or accessories? My bet is, pretty often. But do they … read more

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Gifts for the Gardener

‘Tis the (shopping) season! And if you have a gardener on your shopping list for the holidays, you will have an easy time finding all sorts of wonderful presents. When the celebratory season is over and the chilly, damp reality of winter in … read more

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Howard T. Scott

How to Sneak in Fun as an Adult

This is a summer like no other, with life slowly returning to normal after a year and a half of lockdowns and restrictions. If you’re feeling conflicted about stepping back into the “business as usual” rat race, you’re not alone. The stress and … read more

Olympic Mountains
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Olympic Mountains Trail Guide — National Park and National Forest

The most comprehensive and authoritative guide to the Olympics originally written by Robert L. Wood and first published more than 35 years ago, was recently updated by local author Bill Hoke and the Peninsula Wilderness Club. Sales of this new edition benefit Olympic … read more

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