Tag: water

Fly Fishing With the Reel Girls (Photo courtesy Mike Canady)
On The Water

Fly Fishing With the Reel Girls

The scene at Titlow Park in Tacoma attracts a few curious glances. Eleven women are spread out across the lawn, fly rods in hand, practicing their roll casts, false casts and presentation casts. The instruction this day is provided by Judy Graham, an … read more

Bozeman Kitchen

The Next Chapter: New Kitchen for a New Life

Cary Bozeman is officially retired and on sabbatical while he figures out his next move, but you’d never know it. On a recent day at the home he shares in Manette with his wife, Kerri, there is a just-out-of-the-oven, picture-perfect peach pie cooling … read more

Gig Harbor's Net Sheds Harken Back to Yesteryear
Blast from the Past

Gig Harbor’s Net Sheds Harken Back to Yesteryear

Shortly after the first commercial fishermen began settling in Gig Harbor, net sheds started dotting the waterfront. These wood structures, built on pilings, were simple but their long, rectangular shape made them distinct. For the fishermen, the net sheds provided a convenient way … read more

Capturing the Light — A Home to Match the View

Capturing the Light — A Home to Match the View

From the beginning, it was a mismatch that invited the question: Why would you take one of the most jaw-dropping views on Earth and design a house that didn’t take advantage of it? Yet that’s exactly what Elizabeth and Bob lived with for … read more

Kingston: The Little City by the Sea
Kingston

A Visit to ‘The Little City by the Sea’

Kingston is an enticing destination on a warm weekend for anyone looking to “get away” without driving far. Shopping and dining are among the main attractions but the gorgeous views and the proximity to various parks and other recreational opportunities make Kingston a … read more

Organic Chemistry

Organic Chemistry

A meeting of the minds among homeowners, builder...

When a couple of empty-nesters trade the urban asphalt of Southern California for a leafy-green piece of Bainbridge Island, culture shock is guaranteed. Their first job, therefore, is to buy an umbrella, a pair of Birkenstocks and learn the meaning of “frog rock.” … read more

Rosedale Gardens

Rosedale Gardens — A Destination Nursery

People usually visit nurseries looking for plants and gardening supplies. Rosedale Gardens is certainly a favorite place for shoppers, but many people also come just to relax, have lunch, or go for a walk. Artists bring their easels and paints, schoolchildren take field … read more

Rock On!

Rock On!

Design Your Own Rock Feature

Where do we find those great rocks for our gardens? And, once we’ve found them, what do we do with them? “Rock on” will introduce you to five of our local “rock solid” landscape suppliers specializing in every kind of rock imaginable, starting … read more

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