Category Archives: Fitness

Creative Designer Marie

This post was taken from the Pacific Northern website with permission from Marie who was featured on their blog. Marie is my lovely sister-in-law, wife of my youngest brother Francis. PN Designer Feature: Creative Designer Marie Mangona Creative Designer Marie Mangona knew from an early age that art was her destiny. When it was time […]

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Vashon Island, Ocean Shores, and Seattle

Here are some highlights from our Memorial Weekend trip to Washington. I kind of missed living there but all in all I think Portland suits us more. These pictures were from my phone. It makes it easier for me to post regularly. View from West Seattle Getting on the ferry to Vashon Island Minglement – […]

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Maple Trail

“Start this run from Saltzman Road off the St. Helens highway, U.S. 30. The trailhead is a hike up from the parking area. Take the trail that heads south. The Maple Trail runs gently uphill a couple of miles before crossing Leif Erickson. This route can be turned into a loop, or run as an […]

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Skin Deep

In an effort to improve my health while also enjoying the outdoors, I started walking during my lunch hour with a friend from work Sokbun. During our walk today, she asked me what sunscreen brand I used.  Well, I use Boots Botanics on and off but mostly off since it is a bit greasy. I usually […]

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