Category Archive: Pacific Northwest

Welcome to Cascadia ๐ŸŒฒ

Welcome to Cascadia ๐ŸŒฒ

The post below was sent as an issue of my newsletter,ย Ready for Rain. Photo by SounderBruce Forget, for just a moment, the lines on a map that separate counties, states, and countries. Without these lines, North America looks fundamentally different. The desert...

The Pig War ๐Ÿ–

The Pig War ๐Ÿ–

The post below was sent as an issue of my newsletter, Ready for Rain. As I write this from my home office, I can see Canadaโ€™s Gulf Islands, which are like sister islands to the San Juan Islands. This view is one I donโ€™t take for granted because living on the...

A Thud, Then a Gasp

A Thud, Then a Gasp

There comes a time in every vehicle ownerโ€™s life when they are forced to test just how far a tank of gas will go. We see the gauge point to the upper case โ€œEโ€ and say itโ€™s arbitrary; just a label. What matters is whatโ€™s inside the tank. We can push it a little...