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Methow: August 28, 2013

Methow: August 28, 2013

By Joanna Bastian Vicious wasps took our mailbox hostage last week. Our brave postal lady continued to deliver the mail despite the hostile takeover by stinging insects. I looked in three different shops to find bare shelves above any sticker stamped with the words, “wasp repellant.” Apparently my mailbox was not the only victim in...
Methow: Aug. 14, 2013

Methow: Aug. 14, 2013

Last weekend I found the perfect motivation to take up running. Even though I know a regular jogging schedule has many positive health benefits, I have always struggled with finding a reason to run. A couple of times a year, I start to run with the good intention of repeating the exercise several times a...
July 10, 2013

July 10, 2013

BY JOANNA BASTIAN Summertime swimming holes and fishing poles – that is what makes a lazy summer afternoon. Do you know where your local swimming hole is? You probably have several, as do I, so let’s swap swimming hole stories. I’ll tell you all the ones that I know of in the lower valley, and...
June 26, 2013

June 26, 2013

Methow BY JOANNA BASTIAN The great thing about family is, when they come to visit, you have an excellent excuse to explore the Methow Valley in ways you otherwise would not. For example, when I have a free day, I’m usually filling it with laundry, or pulling weeds or shamelessly burying my nose in a...