Day Hiking the San Juans and Gulf Islands has been released!

At last–my Day Hiking the San Juans and Gulf Islands guidebook is available. I just received my review copy and the book is now busily making its way into bookstores and retail centers across the Northwest. As with my 11 previously authored and co-authored books, I am proud of the work that I put into making this…

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The Loonie dives! Time to visit Canada again!

Back in the roaring 1990s I spent a lot of time traveling in Canada. Matter-of-fact, a lot of Americans did and it had a lot to do with a strong American dollar. Back then the Canadian dollar–affectionately referred to as the loonie (after the common loon on its dollar coin) was trading between 65 and…

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