Remember the kids’ game where you had to choose between confessing a truth — most likely the name of your…
In my book, the view of Mount Olympus from the High Divide is one of the most glorious scenes anywhere, ever. We’re looking south across the broad Hoh River valley, but it feels like we could stretch an arm out and make designs in the Snow Dome with our finger.
Everything is coming up purple in Sequim and this week is the peak of purple season. In fact, this weekend is the 20th time we’ve celebrated lavender with a festival, which started humbly but now attracts tens of thousands of visitors to our pretty, blue-hued spot on the planet.
Let’s start at the bottom: Sequim Bay is the body of water that graciously takes in almost all water flowing through the fair city of Sequim. Sequim Bay hosts sailors, swimmers, salmon, clams, oysters, a marine lab and much, much more.
I recently had the privilege of enjoying an oyster bar with four varieties right here in Sequim. It was set up for a celebration of the re-opening of shellfish beds in Dungeness Bay by the state Department of Health — a status change owing to vastly improved water quality.