‘World’s Longest Beach’ is a major attraction on Long Beach Peninsula

Washington’s Pacific Coast isn’t designed for swimming. Let’s get that out of the way right away. The water tends to be cold, as it travels southward from Alaska. Temperatures average about 50 degrees Fahrenheit. The Pacific Ocean’s current is strong. There are rip tides. People can step in deep holes dug by crabs, up to […]

Forgetting Midwestern winter: Coastal beaches are calling

Spring is approaching. We are nearing the end of winter. However, we will have a few more weeks of iffy weather to deal with. But, soon, very soon, the leaves will be sprouting on the trees, grass will turn green, the dandelions will say hello to my yard again. Coats will give way to jackets, […]

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