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A fly angler prepares to release a one of Puget Sound's treasures: a wild sea run cutthroat.

Fly Fishing Has Broad Allure, Is Easy to Learn

Upcoming free seminar can help you determine if...

With perhaps only the exception of blue-water, big-game fishing, no other method of angling is as steeped in mystique as fly fishing. The allure of fly fishing is vast and varied. Some folks are drawn to the almost-meditative qualities of fly-casting, which can … read more

Bainbridge In Bloom

Bainbridge In Bloom

The Bainbridge Island Arts & Humanities Council is celebrating creativity at the 2014 Bainbridge in Bloom garden tour. Open 9 a.m. – 5 p.m. on July 11 – 12, the event features exquisite gardens and live music throughout the tour. Highlight of this … read more

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Things to Know Before Buying a Hybrid

Things to Know Before Buying a Hybrid

Gas/electric hybrid cars have come a long way from the geeky-looking Honda Insight and the original Toyota Prius. Today, there are hybrid choices by almost every manufacturer in almost every market segment, from compact two-seaters to full-size, nine-passenger SUVs. The greatest number of … read more

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2015 Volvo XC90 Interior Front

New 2015 Volvo XC90 Launch now Underway

One of Volvo’s’ most anticipated car launches of recent years — the all-new XC90 – has officially begun. Consumer insights have led to the development of many of the interior features of this all-new SUV — including style details first previewed in three … read more

Conserve and Save Money, Too!
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Conserve and Save Money, Too!

This spring, I had a chance to spend some quality time with an energy-efficiency consultant, who also happens to be my brother-in-law. But that’s neither here nor there. Anyway, I was able to pick his expert mind about what average homeowners can do … read more

Orchard Mason Bees

Orchard Mason Bees — Fascinating Creatures

The orchard mason bee, or blue orchard bee, is the western native pollinator that appears each year in late winter and early spring to pollinate all the early blooming fruit trees and flowers. Its scientific name, Osmia Lignaria Propinqua Cresson, describes the insect … read more

Timeless or Trendy?

Timeless or Trendy?

Timeless styles form a beautiful background for fun,...

Trendy has gotten a bad rap of late. My design clients and readers of my blog (www.SanctuaryAndStyle.com) often tell me that they can think for themselves. “I know what I like and I don’t need to follow trends,” they declare. Does that sound … read more

Anna’s hummingbird

Hummingbirds of Winter are not The Same

Hummingbirds may appear dainty because of their diminutive size, but these dazzling visitors to local gardens are bursting with energy. And they need to refuel often to maintain their dizzying blur of activity. But those who love hummingbirds are always sad when the … read more

Snowbirds, Fly South with Ease

Snowbirds, Fly South with Ease

It’s that time of year when the kids go back to school, the leaves start falling and people put away their summer clothes away and bring out sweaters, scarves and boots. But there’s a large contingent of folks who after years of enduring … read more

Pony Up Rescue for Equines
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