Taryn's Wreckreation Guide

5 Reasons The Gorge Is The Best

The Gorge Amphitheatre is a very special place to Washingtonians, and you'd be hard pressed to find a cooler venue in the U.S. (Okay, maybe Red Rocks, but that's it). I went to my first show at The Gorge 22 years ago and have been over there dozens of times since then. This past weekend, I went to...
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Meet Mickey & Mallory Knox - Natural Born Rodent Killers

As we continue to make progress on our "mini-farm" and remodel/construction project, I am pleased to introduce two new additions - Mickey and Mallory Knox the Natural Born Rodent Killers!! Brad and I had been in search of a pair of barn cats to help us out at the property, keeping mice and rats...
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Supporting Hurricane Harvey Relief Is As Easy As Pie - LITERALLY

If you told me to eat a pie, I would. But if you told me to eat pie and in turn I'd be helping Hurricane Harvey relief, I'd probably eat two. Watching coverage of Hurricane Harvey's destruction often makes us feel helpless locally, but MANY area businesses are stepping up and making a difference...
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5 Things Only IPA Lovers Will Understand

I became a hop-head toward the end of college, leaving my days of guzzling Busch Light in the review mirror and never looking back. Over the years, I have connected with a TON of fellow IPA lovers, and have learned quite a few things about our kind. 1. IPA drinkers typically know our limit and we...
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Female Football Fans Show Off New Blue & Green Gear!

With the start of the Seahawks' regular season rapidly approaching, fans showed up in a BIG way last week for the SOLD OUT Lady 12 Fashion Show at Russell Lowell Loft in Bothell, and I was incredibly honored to be asked to participate! Normally I am the one behind the mic, emceeing events and...
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Feeling Dirty? Power Shower With These 5 Beers.

I hate showering. Go ahead, call me a dirty hippie. But I trick myself into having a good wash by taking a "Power Shower" after work and bringing a favorite beer into the shower with me. As a shameless IPA snob, obviously a lot of my favorite beers are bottled, but with so many brewers canning...
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Move Over, Beer. The PNW Has A STRONG Chocolate Game.

The greater Seattle area is home to some of the country's most excellent craft beers, but many local chocolate makers are just as passionate as local brewers, and chocolate addicts like myself have taken notice. *I feel it's important to state that you cannot blame me for a new chocolate obsession...
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Seattle's Pacific Science Center Is Throwing An Eclipse Party

People are flocking to the PNW to witness the first total solar eclipse in the contiguous United States since February 26, 1979, and although Seattle is not the best area to view this phenomenon, we still know how to throw down for this celestial event! The eclipse is set to begin at 9:08am. The...
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PNW Musicians Honor Layne Staley

Growing up, I always knew how special Layne Staley was to the Seattle music scene, and ever since I started working at KISW, I understood our community's connection to the late Alice In Chains and Mad Season frontman even more. Every year around his birthday Seattle does something super special On...
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This Train Shows You The Pacific Coast In 35 Hours!

If you told me I could see the entire Pacific Coast for $97, I would probably tell you that you're a liar. A bad one. But in actuality, it's the truth! Adventure is my middle name. Well, it's Janeen, but I REALLY love adventure and am always in search of the next road trip, day trip or overnight...
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