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Views from the lobby of Casia Lodge & Ranch in Twisp.

Casia Lodge & Ranch


written by Lauren Kramer | photography by Casia Lodge & Ranch If ever there was a place built to showcase the beauty of the North Cascades and the Methow Valley, it’s Casia Lodge & Ranch. This boutique, twelve-room lodge opened in June 2023 on a 300-acre alpine ranch with a fascinating history. Walk through the front doors and you’re greeted by the symmetry of Sawtooth Ridge, Mount Gardner and Mount Robinson, a view that captivates from dawn to dusk as the light on the mountains changes their colors. This is a place where the Milky Way is easily visible with…

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The backyard shed can be a changeling that can accommodate an office, yoga, arts or a respite from the family.

Backyard Fun


From a bunkhouse to a do-it-all shed, these Washington backyard projects expand life at home written by Melissa Dalton SEATTLE This Backyard Shed is an Office, Gym and Extra Hang Spot During BBQs In 2018, the owners of this classic Seattle Craftsman in the Madrona neighborhood wrapped up an extensive, top-to-bottom remodel, which included an enlarged kitchen with a small desk, covered outdoor spaces, a finished basement for the kids to play and a newly landscaped backyard with a shed. Then came the pandemic. The parents soon decided that they needed their own place to retreat while at home and…

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Jennifer Kuhns mosaic art piece

Love You to Pieces


Mosaic artist Jennifer Kuhns finds beauty through the catharsis of art written by Joni Kabana | artwork photography courtesy of Jennifer Kuhns Jennifer Kuhns is an established mosaic artist whose designs are commissioned for large-scale productions all over the country. Not only is her work professionally exceptional, her talent strikes an emotional chord within herself and in others. “I am plagued by the overwhelming amount of tragedy we all face, personally and societally,” she said. “For me, creating beauty is a kind of catharsis. I want to spread that around as much as possible.” Kuhns cultivates relationships with other creatives,…

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