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  • The Inn at Harbour Village in Ilwaco
    Inn at Harbour Village: Ilwaco Washington Bed and Breakfast
    The Inn at Harbour Village, in the little fishing town of Ilwaco, Washington on the Long Beach Peninsula, is the perfect place for a relaxing getaway rain or shine.It was one of those days when it rained on and off. My drive from the Portland area...
  • Jellyfish invade Northwest: Purple sailors wash ashore by the millions
    Jellyfish Northwest: Millions wash ashore as jellyfish sail fins catch the wind
    Millions of jellyfish have washed ashore in the Northwest with the beaches of Oregon and Washington riddled with the species of jellyfish called Velella velalla. While the spring usually brings the jellyfish to the Northwest waters, the sail fins...
  • Sad beekeeper mourns
    Beenado: Millions of angry bees spilled over interstate near Seattle
    A swarm of angry bees escaped from an overturned semi truck on Friday April 17 in Lynnwood, Washington. The Washington State Patrol reported that the semi carrying the cargo tipped when the driver was headed onto the interstate. Boxes of bees...
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    Filmfest DC Returns to the Nation's Capital Today
    There's a reason why I never quite make the trip up north to the Tribeca Film Festival, and it's because Filmfest DC compels me to stay closer to home. As the Washington DC International Film Festival gets ready to launch its unbelievable...
  • National Golf Day 2015
    National Golf Day means golf goes to Washington
    Thanks to "We Are Golf," the sport of golf had a presence in our nation's capital on National Golf Day, Wednesday, April 15.Even though many say there is no bipartisanship in Washington D.C., one thing both Democrats and Republicans...
  • Poet Robert Frost on his 85th birthday. His 1959 interview will be streamed online by Library of Congress
    Famous poets and writers reading their work now online at Library of Congress
    Happy Poetry Month from the Library of Congress!It's celebrating by launching online streaming recordings of renowned poets including Robert Frost, Gwendolyn Brooks, Robert Lowell, and major prose writers like Kurt Vonnegut.The Library of...
  • Temptation of Booth
    A not so Good Friday
    On November9, 1863, John T. Ford opened the 1,500-seatFord's Theatre in Washington, D.C., having leased out the previously abandoned First Baptist Church to do so. One of the first leading men to appear there was family friend John Wilkes...
  • Lincoln's murder 150 years ago is commemorated at Ford's Theatre April 14-15
    Lincoln's murder 150 years ago is commemorated at Ford's Theatre April 14-15
    Ford's Theatre commemorates the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln's assassination and death April 14 and 15,with around-the-clock programming at the theatre where he was shot and the nearby house where he died.Also, President Obama...
  • Razor Clam Festival on the Long Beach Peninsula
    Long Beach Washington resurrects the historic Razor Clam Festival
    It will be all about razor clams during the Razor Clam Festival on the Long Beach Peninsula of Washington. They are bringing back the historic Razor Clam Festival from the 1940s that helped put the Long Beach Peninsula on the map! April 18 &...
  • St. Paul's Chapel
    Mystery and miracle of Ground Zero
    A new day dawned for America on April 30, 1789. It was on that day George Washington took the oath of office and became the first president of the United States of America. At the time of Washington’s inauguration, the nation’s capital...
  • Scottish mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill soared at her Washington, D.C. debut April 7 at Kennedy Center
    Scottish mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill soared at Washington, D.C. debut April 7
    Scottish mezzo-soprano Karen Cargill created a wee sensation at her Washington, D.C. debut April 7 at Kennedy Center, just days before making her Carnegie Hall debut.Aye, Cargill gave winter-weary Washingtonians exactly what they yearned for, a...
  • Report (p. 1) of the doctor who attended President Lincoln at his assassination and death 150 years ago. Displayed at National Archives through April 29
    'End of Civil War Book Fair' at National Archives April 18
    To honor the end of the Civil War 150 years ago on April 9, the National Archives is having an "End of Civil War Book Fair" on Saturday, April 18, with free author discussions and book signings.The Archives is also displaying the report...
  • Escape to Seattle: The Spa at Cedarbrook
    Escape to Seattle: The Spa at Cedarbrook
    This little oasis in SeaTac, Washington immediately stole my heart. The Spa is part of the Cedarbrook Lodge; situated on 15 acres of wetlands just 5 minutes from the Seattle airport. I immediately felt a sense of calm after a long flight from my...
  • Courtyard by Marriott Walla Walla
    Courtyard by Marriott marks milestone; brand evolves to appeal to millennials
    Courtyard by Marriott hotels, the eighth largest hotel brand in the world based on room number and a strong part of the Marriott family, cut the ribbon on its 1,000th property in Walla Walla, Washington on March 31. The brand opened its first...
  • The Cove Restaurant: Open for Lunch and Dinner
    Long Beach Peninsula Golf Course: Golf and excellent food with a view
    There is more to the Peninsula Golf Course than golf. You might be surprised to find out that their eatery, The Cove, is a well-respected place for lunch or dinner because the food is excellent and the ingredients locally-sourced.I decided to stop...
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