Chimpanzee Northwest: A Sanctuary of Hope, A Home of Love

DECEMBER 14, 2020by  MARYROSE DENTON Their names are Honey B, Burrito, Mave, Annie, Willie B, Foxie, and Jamie. They spent most of their life behind bars, in a research facility with only minimal social interaction - but now, these chimpanzees are getting a second chance at life. Their home now is on the 90-acre farm... Continue Reading →

Do You Believe In Ghosts?

Five types of spirits which may haunt places you go. Recently, a local publication assigned me to write a story on a historic hotel, built in 1889. But the focus of my story was not on the architecture or genealogy of the building. No, my angle honed in on the permanent residents of the hotel.... Continue Reading →

A Road Trip of a Different Color

“Road trips are the equivalent of human wings. We will stop in every small town and learn the history and stories, then we will turn it into our own story that will live inside our history to carry with us, always. Because stories are more important than things.” -- Victoria Erickson Road trips hold a... Continue Reading →

Going Wild at Cafe Wylde

P stands for Plant-based Plant-based. What is it? “We offer local, vegan, and organic food straight from the earth”, reads the sign of Café Wylde in Everett, WA. It is a late February day and uncommonly dry for the Pacific Northwest. I stand on the sidewalk and wait for my friend to arrive for our... Continue Reading →

Wild, Wet, and Beautiful

A Northwest Getaway Tiny droplets of ocean spray hit my face as I turn into the wind. I am bundled upwarmly from head to toe; knit hat, quilted jacket, gloves, and warm socks inside myshiny red rubber boots.The sun is at a quarter slant in the sky, for it has been up for hours. But... Continue Reading →

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