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Exploring the Wild Side at the North Cascades Institute

A Photo Essay by J. “Kat” Loren : : Escape to the wilderness has never been so easy or so comfortably fun until I discovered the beautiful facility called the … Continue reading

July 9, 2016 · Leave a comment

Movin’ it at Movara Fitness Resort

by J “Kat” Loren : : Craving a week away at a resort focusing on fitness in the company of like-minded adventurers, I flew to Las Vegas and caught a … Continue reading

June 1, 2016 · Leave a comment

A Gem of Affordable Luxury – Sparkling Hill Resort

by J “Kat” Loren :: Every season has its beauty. It’s as true on the face of nature as it is on the human face. After a week at Sparkling … Continue reading

March 22, 2016 · Leave a comment

The Perfect Retreat: Mountain Trek into Health and Wholeness

If I were to choose a perfect vacation far away from all responsibilities (but still able to connect via internet), I’d choose a place where I could breath fresh mountain air, smell the scent of pine after a light rain, hike along ridges that rim the sky, picnic beside high alpine lakes, and return each evening to a gorgeous lodge where a personal chef prepares and serves my meals, and a sauna, Jacuzzi and massage therapist awaits me. ..I have found such a place…

October 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Top 8 Doggie Day Spas

By J “Kat” Loren :: (Author of The Seattle Dog – City Guide for Dog Lovers on the Seattle/Eastside) If your dog is looking a bit shaggy from all those … Continue reading

April 21, 2015 · Leave a comment

Rivers of Healing

By J “Kat” Loren : :   Fly fishing offers a great escape from the pain of the past, a respite from the stressors of life, and a new camaraderie … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · Leave a comment

Grace on the Fly: NW Women Wade into Fly Fishing

By J “Kat” Loren :: Knee deep in her waders, she whips the rod back, hesitates a second then casts it forward – a delicate presentation resulting in dropping the … Continue reading

January 5, 2015 · Leave a comment