2015 May

Irish Coffee

Irish Latte

Pour in a rocks glass over ice: 1 1/2 shots Bushmills coffee­infused whiskey 1/2 oz of Simple syrup to sweeten

Fill with Half and Half to the top. Place fresh whipped cream on top. Garnished with a … Read More

Do it Yourself (but invite friends) Cold Frame

To combat the cold winter, building a cold frame – a winter gardening box – will help provide a place for leafy vegetables such as kale and spinach, beets and arugula during the colder months of the year. This one … Read More

Why I love it here: Sylvia Dickerson

In 2004 we started south of San Diego and worked our way up the coast. In 2006, we stopped overnight in Aberdeen. We saw a historic house that still had its original charm; the area had a temperate climate that … Read More

Color in Cosmopolis

A glob of orange on the end of a metal rod is pushed into a furnace that blows heat into the room. The glob is removed and taken to a work bench where it’s spun and treated with air. It … Read More

French Onion Soup

“My girlfriend’s most favorite thing in the world is French Onion soup. So I not only have become accustomed to ordering it with her at most every restaurant we visit, I also have to make it for her far too … Read More

Life Is Good On the River

Brent and Pam Bryan grew up in Aberdeen and thought they knew every nook and cranny in the area. Three years ago they found a new one – a two­acre spot on the Chehalis River, just 15 minutes from work … Read More

A Family Shaped By Art

Faces peer from along the route that passes by a studio. Inside, Robin and John Gumaelius create sculptures that meld realism and fancy. A flood of soft light diffused by the forest enters through large windows. John stands at a … Read More

Razor Clams

Autumn marks that time of year, when locals and tourists alike flock to the Washington coast in search of the seemingly hidden razor clam. Marked by shows in the sand ­­ a telltale sign that a treasure lies below ­­ … Read More


The Washington coast has myriad locations that invite serenity, calmness and deep breathing — perfect places for yogis.

“Yoga has become popular because in this chaotic and sometimes negative world, people are searching for peace, harmony and inner beauty,” explains … Read More

Wine for each course

Our wine selections and food pairing suggestions this month come from Ryan and Karen Rowe, owners of GH Wine Sellars in Aberdeen.

First Course: Appetizer

Jarvis Lake William Blend 2006, Napa Valley, CA $230 Slice of sharp white cheddar garnished … Read More