Rick Fogel Dulcimer

Seattle physicist Rick Fogel turns to music

n 1972, Rick Fogel published a master’s thesis in the journal Nuclear Physics with a weighty title: “Measurements and Analysis of the 14N(d.n)150 Reaction at a Deuteron Energy of 5.16 MeV.”
And with that, he was on his way to a career in science. Fogel worked at the Pentagon for two years, but the work wasn’t satisfying.

View from the Stone's Throw Bed and Breakfast

Washington Getaway: Tiny Towns Along Route 2

Familiar to winter sports aficionados making a beeline from the Seattle metro area up to the Stevens Pass ski area, Route 2, along part of the Cascade Loop Scenic Highway, offers enough scenic wonders and offbeat attractions to warrant a far more leisurely drive during summer or fall.

Art Sleuth Patricia Moss

Patricia Moss, Art Sleuth

If you’ve ever wondered if that painting you found in your grandma’s attic is actually a priceless work of art, Patricia Moss of Fine Arts Investigations is your gal. Based in Long Beach, she seeks the provenance of paintings using historical documentation, technical tools and a lot of expertise.

New Breakthroughs in Washington Apples

Farm to Table: Apples

If apples are your thing, Washington is your place. In this state, the produce is delicious and the stats juicy. According to the Washington Apple Commission, on average Washington grows 125 million boxes (or 2.5 million tons) of apples each year, which get exported to sixty-plus countries.

DRY Sparkling

Gastronomy: DRY Sparkling

Sharelle Klaus had four kids under the age of 7 when she founded DRY Sparkling in 2005. At least part of the reason was the lack of interesting non-alcoholic options available.