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Pattie Discovers the PNW: Waterfall Corridor

By Huckleberry Press / June 10, 2022 /
Multnomah Falls

On our way home from our anniversary trip to the Oregon Coast, my husband and I were on the look-out for waterfalls.  As we traveled West from Portland on Hwy. 84, I caught a quick glimpse of a large waterfall and walking bridge. 

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By Huckleberry Press / February 4, 2022 /
patricia elwing sound bath

This Valentine’s Day why not gift yourself a loving experience and/or share a heart healing and expanding SOUND BATH with your partner. Set up a comfortable place on your bed or the floor using bolsters, pillows and blankets and relax into the healing vibrations of the gong, alchemy crystal signing bowls, Tibetan bowls and chimes in the comfort of your own home.

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SMALL TOWN LIVING: Slow Down to Really Move Forward

By Huckleberry Press / January 24, 2022 /

Have you ever noticed that moment of bliss and calm as you’re driving from the nearest City back towards home? Those of us who are living in the smaller towns and communities in and around the Columbia Basin, can likely relate that there is a sweet moment when your shoulders drop and calm comes over you as you near home in your small town and little retreat in the world. This could be one of the reasons that more folks are moving out to rural areas with the hope of living more simply.

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Pattie Discovers the PNW: Palouse Falls State Park

By Huckleberry Press / December 23, 2021 /

As many of you know, and I am discovering…Washington State has some remarkable features created by the Ice Age floods. Having camped alongside the beautiful monolith at Steamboat Rock a few times and hiked to the top for amazing canyon views, I was ready to see more of these huge canyons forged by the Ice Age here in eastern Washington.

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PATTIE DISCOVERS THE PNW: B&B Theatres in Airway Heights

By Huckleberry Press / November 25, 2021 /
Chicken Tacos

One of my favorite Holiday traditions is going to see a movie with the family.  This tradition was started by my niece, Dena, who is a mother of five and grandmother of eight.  I am “Aunt Pattie,” and have spent many of my Holidays with Dena and her growing family.

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Cultivating Peace & Joy through Gratitude

By Huckleberry Press / November 14, 2021 /

Have you ever noticed the magical effect of just turning on some music you love and dancing?   Have you ever used relaxation music, guided meditation or bi-neural beats to lighten the mood in your home and your being?  Would you like to bring the best version of yourself to your loved ones this holiday season?  If you answered “yes” to any of these questions, you would benefit from experiencing a sound bath.  Not familiar?  Please read on…

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Pattie Discovers the PNW…Camping in Idaho & Montana (Part 1)

By Huckleberry Press / August 13, 2021 /
Washington Idaho Map

The travel bug bit me long ago and I took to the air to visit other countries. In 2020, I moved to Washington and that travel focus landed me…I became more grounded and interested in discovering my own backyard, now the PNW.

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Pattie Discovers Washington … RETREAT, REST & RECHARGE

By Huckleberry Press / June 28, 2021 /

Spring has arrived and Memorial Day weekend 2021, was considered to be the first mask-less holiday of the pandemic. TSA recorded the highest number of airport travelers since the start of the pandemic. While Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States, reserved for honoring the US military personnel who have died in service, and reflection of the ultimate price of freedom…it is also a big 3-day weekend and folks make use of that time!

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Nothing Says Hope Like a Daisy Growing Through the Concrete

By Huckleberry Press / May 2, 2021 /

What are the three words most spoken in the English language? If you guessed “I love you,” you too are a hopeless romantic and likely a loving human being.

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Pattie Discovers Washington, Steamboat Rock State Park

By Huckleberry Press / April 13, 2021 /

As I gazed out my window on the way home from Leavenworth, WA, a huge rock emerged in my view. Its flat top shape was reminiscent of Table Mountain, located in Cape Town, South Africa.

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