Senior Adventures

Enjoy Mount Rainier (traffic and all) by knowing the ropes

Jul 9th, 2019 | By
Enjoy Mount Rainier (traffic and all) by knowing the ropes

Summertime visits to Mount Rainier National Park come with the downside of the bulk of the 1 million-a-year visitors who create long wait times at the Nisqually and White River entrances and heavy road and parking lot congestion. On weekends, the Paradise and Sunrise parking lots are filled by late morning. At Paradise, overflow parking
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Opportunies (such as Iceland) to keep on going

Jun 10th, 2019 | By
Opportunies (such as Iceland) to keep on going

Life is so short, and most of us are at an age where we are losing those close to us. In the not-too-distant past, I have lost a couple of 102-year-olds, but I am attending a birthday party for a 109-year-old. They all have had wonderful stories to tell of the things they have done
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Metro Transit routes getting hikers out there

May 10th, 2019 | By
Metro Transit routes getting hikers out there

Trailhead Direct – the weekend and holiday transit-to-trails service of King County Metro and King County Parks – returned April 20 with more routes connecting hikers to more backcountry trails. For the second full season of the service, more pickup sites have been added – including the Tukwila International Boulevard Station – with trips to
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Travel and jumping out of airplanes top bucket lists

Apr 10th, 2019 | By
Travel and jumping out of airplanes top bucket lists

Where does the idea for a bucket list originate? Is it something that a retired couple brings up one day before the beginning of their golden years? Is a bucket list something that you start when you’re young? A recent survey of 2,000 seniors nationally reveals that a large percentage of people start their bucket
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