Tag Archive: Washington

Apr 27

2014 Calendars for the 5 Western States

Traveling the Vagabond Trails From California to Washington

Looking for the new California, Arizona, Nevada, Oregon, or Washington State 2014 Calendars? Here are a few that you can either take in your RV, or put up in your home to remind you of your next trip down those Vagabond Trails.   Arizona 2014 Calendars Arizona is a mecca for photographers. The Grand Canyon, …

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Jan 30

2013 Newberry Award Winning Book Inspired by Tacoma Gorilla, Ivan

Home of Newberry Award Winning Book The One and Only Ivan

Today the announcement of the 2013 Children’s Book Award Winners included a book called “The One and Only Ivan” by Katherine Applegate.  This book was inspired by a  real life gorilla that lived for 27 years in a cage at a shopping center in Tacoma, Washington. When I heard about the story of Ivan, and …

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Jan 20

Angling in the Pacific Northwest

Anglers sign image at the Deshutes River in Central Oregon

Anyone that has traveled through the Pacific Northwest states of  Oregon and Washington know that there is some good fishing up here. Angling is a great sport, especially when Trout and Salmon season open. I remember the first time I went to the Upper Deschutes River, in La Pine, Oregon, a week before the season …

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Dec 29

Zina’s Playground The Zina Linnik Project in Tacoma,WA

One of the best things about traveling is what you can find off the beaten path, or on the Vagabond Trails.  Today, I was driving in the hilltop community of Tacoma over by St. Joseph’s Hospital when I spied a park with a huge, decorated egg near the entrance and another one further in the …

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