Recreation

When It Rains, It Pours... So Keep Fit Indoors!

The heavy rainfall is getting a little obnoxious, wouldn't you say? Don't get me wrong - I've lived in Western Washington my ENTIRE life and for the most part, I'm used to it, but it's getting REALLY soggy out there! As a result, I haven't done NEARLY as much hiking or cycling as I typically do...
Read More

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 3-Day Festival For Outdoor Enthusiasts

Like many of you, I feel most comfortable when I'm enveloped the outdoors in some capacity. Whether I'm at the beach with my labs, hiking the trails, snow skiing, camping in the mountains or just working in the yard or the garden, I feel so connected to my surroundings when I'm outside! If that...
Read More

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 3 Places To Camp For Memorial Day Weekend

For many years, I have camped in the pouring down rain all across the state of Washington for Memorial Day Weekend. Yes, I am a proud and prepared "blue-tarp-camper". But have you seen the forecast for THIS Memorial Day Weekend? Not a raindrop forecasted! *knocks on wood* It's going to be a...
Read More

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: 5 Activities That Are Better Than Talking About Politics

No matter which way you turn it seems there's a political discussion happening. Not saying that's necessarily a bad thing, but it's certainly not the ONLY thing we should have to focus on! Give yourself a break from our heated political climate, and try one of my favorite activities: 1. Spring...
Read More

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Another Box Of MY Kind Of Stuff

There are boxes for spoiled dogs and beer fanatics, for coffee lovers and make-up addicts. But MY kind of stuff comes in a Cairn box. I can't tell you how excited I am about having discovered Cairn 's monthly box subscriptions a few weeks back. Especially with the change of the seasons, I am...
Read More

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: A Box For ME!

POWERED BY VISIT BEND It seems like there's a box for everyone these days. The beer lover, the coffee fiend, hell, even our dogs can get a box delivered to them. I never felt compelled to try one out... until now! I stumbled upon Cairn on Instagram recently, and I immediately knew I had found "my"...
Read More

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Snowy Oyster Dome Hike

POWERED BY VISIT BEND This weekend, I joined a few dozen other passionate and outdoors-y folks in the filming of a documentary by Endless Film Production regarding the potential deforestation of one of MY favorite hikes: Oyster Dome. Oyster Dome lookout has been one of my treasured recreational...
Read More

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Back To Baker

Well Rockaholics, it's SO good to be back!! I missed you all DEARLY, but it was good to take a few days off and recharge my batteries before the New Year. One of the highlights of my vacation was a trip to Mt. Baker for my first day up this season. Let me tell you... the conditions this past Friday...
Read More

Taryn's Wreckreation Guide: Seattle's 2017 Hit-List

Although I'm the lone "north-ender" here at The Rock, Seattle is where I hang out a minimum of five days a week! I'm a commuting fool, like many of you. There are NINE things coming up in the big city and it's surrounding communities in 2017 that I am really excited to check out, and I wanted to...
Read More

Pages