Chincoteague in August

Let me just say: Chincoteague in August? Just do it. Though I should be a little more specific: Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge which is technically on Assateague Island: Assateague is the barrier island outside of Chincoteague Island in Virginia (Assateague Island stretches well north into Maryland too). If you haven’t placed it yet and are … More Chincoteague in August

A weekend in Nome

Back in March, a friend of mine said “Hey, did you know the University of Alaska campus in Nome does guided one day birding trips over three Saturdays in May/June? And the trips only cost $45 each? Interested?” Well, yeah, I was interested. But that $45 is a little deceiving because you still have to … More A weekend in Nome

A bonus WA post

I really hadn’t expected to do another post on my WA visit this time. My original plans were to head back to Seattle, do some shopping, and hit the hotel for an early night. But I did a little shopping and realized I was bored with that, so I headed over to Des Moines (yes, … More A bonus WA post