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How to Keep Your Workouts Fresh

By Leslee Jaquette Running was my addiction of choice for nearly two decades. Over the years I ran in several marathons, halfathons and many 10Ks every year. It was the most satisfying way for me to get my “ya-yas” out. In addition, when my sons were little I went swimming twice a week at o-dark […]

Authors Health and Fitness

Playfulness is a very attractive quality

By Leslee Jaquette Maybe you should consider letting that creative, fun-loving and a tad absurd “kid” in you out once in awhile? Research shows that playfulness or the tendency to “define and engage in activities in a non-serious or fanciful manner to increase enjoyment” is not only a very attractive characteristic, it helps people stay […]

Environment Outdoor Activities Washington

Olympic National Park home to trails, plants, animals

Recently declared a drought zone, the Olympic National Park on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula may be unusually accessible this spring and summer. For better or worse, this year the designated UNESCO World Heritage Site and International Biosphere Reserve with its beaches, rain forests and mountains will experience one of the driest springs on record. If you […]

Gardening Outdoor Activities Washington

Whidbey Island Garden Tours offer ideas, gifts, goodies

Mother’s Day is coming and spring has sprung! It is the perfect time to saddle up for a Whidbey Island Garden Tour. Start at either end of Washington’s Whidbey Island and access visitor information to get all the info you need for a great driving trip. Look for great stops and garden tours at some […]

Events Outdoor Activities Washington

Lake Spanaway Golf Course readies for amateur competition

Get ready to test your skill on the links! The 50th Annual Puget Sound Amateur will be held Saturday, May 16th & Sunday May 17th at Lake Spanaway Golf Course.  Spanaway is located in Pierce County in Washington. Hudson Cup Points Event Competition: 36 Hole Stroke Play (Gross and Net) Entry Fee: $180 Entry Fee includes 36 […]