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  • Tent Rocks national Monument, Day After Thanksgiving 2014

    Written on July 11, 2015 at 10:23 am, by

    The day after Thanksgiving, myself and a couple other Tamarindos went for a hike at Kasha-Katuwe Tent Rocks National Monument, affectionately known as ‘Tent Rocks.’ We weren’t the only folks with this idea; there was a line to get up the mountain! Regardless, the hike is beautiful. We climbed to the top of the outcrop Continue Reading »

    Nisqually Christmas Hike, 2013

    Written on September 23, 2014 at 5:02 am, by

    The Nisqually National Wildlife Refuge is one of my favorite places to bird watch in the South Sound area. I never tire of watching the seasons change in this beautiful wetland or awaiting seasonal migrants to appear in the seasonal grasslands and salty tidelands. Here are some of the birds I saw, minus the Northern Continue Reading »

    Shi-Shi Beach

    Written on September 11, 2013 at 7:46 am, by

    From Cape Flattery, I drove to the trail head for Shi-Shi (pronounced Shy Shy) beach, also located on the Makah Reservation. For overnight parking, plan to park on the front lawn of a private residence– be warned parking is ten dollars a day. Overnight parking is not permitted at the trail head, which is heavily Continue Reading »

    Northern’s upcoming second annual benefit auction

    Written on September 2, 2013 at 12:16 pm, by

    This month, September, is my last month as Gallery Director with Northern. I’m passing the project into the capable hands of Scott and Alex, local artists and entrepreneurs extraordinaire. After five years of working on the Olympia All Ages Project, from participating on the original board in 2008 to finding and renovating the original space Continue Reading »

    Arrington’s 24 Hour Drawing Performance @ Northern

    Written on February 28, 2013 at 10:10 pm, by

    At the beginning of January, Arrington de Dionyso staged a 24 hour drawing performance at Northern. His drawings are totally gorgeous. You should check them out!

    Quintron & Miss Pussycat @ Northern

    Written on August 8, 2012 at 8:36 am, by

    On Tuesday, July 3rd, the enigmatic Quintron & Miss Pussycat headlined a show at Northern, with tourmate Dent May and K Recs big shot Calvin Johnson as opening acts. There were easily 90+ people there and Oh! The dancing! Dent May is a new fave – go check out his new album “Do Things” available Continue Reading »

    Hank Green & Harry and the Potters @ Northern

    Written on August 6, 2012 at 2:01 pm, by

    On Monday, July 30th, Northern hosted the 10 year “bandiversary” tour by Harry and The Potters, with long time friends The Potter Puppet Pals and Hank Green. Nerd rock at its finest, the show sold all 150 presale tickets to eager teenagers and their sometimes-less-than-eager parents. Regardless, it was Northern’s first bona fide sellout in Continue Reading »