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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

Where Seals Learn to Swim: Catalina Island, California

Destination Swims: Catalina Island, CA  _____________________________________________________________________________ By J Kat” Loren ::   Sometimes when adults sank themselves into the ritual stupor of cold gin under the hot afternoon sun in … Continue reading

October 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

My Father’s Last Fjord: Cruising the Tracy Arm Fjord, Alaska

By J. “Kat” Loren :: ___________________ Millions of people cruise every year. For some, it is a first cruise. For others, they sense upon embarkation, that it will be their last.  … Continue reading

October 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Best Mussels? Penn Cove

by J “Kat” Loren :: Culinary experts agree on one thing – the best mussels come from Penn Cove, just offshore of the town of Coupeville on Whidbey Island, north … Continue reading

September 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Intergenerational Cruising: The no-stress family vacation

By J “Kat” Loren :: Everyone’s done it in my family but me. When my sister called and said mom and dad wanted to take the Star Princess cruise to … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

Chaminade Resort – Step into Old California above Santa Cruz

By J. Kat Loren :: The coastal fog parts shortly after I turn off highway 101 and drive up the hillside towards Chaminade Resort through a  forest of cypress and … Continue reading

June 2, 2014 · Leave a comment