Tag Archive | City Living

Small Washington towns find niche with tourists

Here is my latest for City Living. This was for the Northwest Destinations issue. Tourism revitalizes towns that might otherwise struggle As a gateway to Olympic National Park, the town of Forks, Wash., has usually had visitors ready for an outdoor adventure. But since 2005, the small timber town of about 3,175 has had people […]

Art brings personality to home gardens

Here’s my latest article for City Living Seattle: Although garden art is not new, the concept of using non-organic pieces to make one’s garden aesthetically pleasing has really gained popularity in the last decade or so. Whether they’re using brightly colored pots or installing a fountain, more people are investing time and money to beautify […]

Two new stories for City Living

I have two stories printed in the Aug. 25, 2010 issue of City Living. Here’s a bit of each: Find your fun (and food) at fall festivals, fairs Fall is just around the corner, and that means fairs, festivals and food. Washington hosts dozens of events during the autumn months, so what do you choose? […]

Groups teach residents how to get their fill with rain gardens

I know I’ve just been posting my latest published pieces, but I’ve been busy (hence all the published pieces). I’m afraid this post is no different. My piece on rain gardens for City Living was published today. Here’s a taste: Three Seattle organizations are teaming up to teach residents how to beautify their homes while […]