The season of new year’s resolutions has come and gone. It’s solidly into March and spring is just around the corner. I (Julia) came into 2018 bright with excitement for all of the new tasks on my list, and ready to get to work. I had plans! I had ideas! I had a word of… Read More What’s In A Word?
Previously on Campaign Trailing: I shared about my new role working as a staffer with Jessa Lewis’s campaign for the Washington State Legislature, and announced my plans to write about my experience as a woman entering politics. Good news, guys! Only 154 days until the midterm election! This has actually been a pretty exciting few… Read More How To Get Into Politics In 3,762 Simple Steps
For the majority of my life, I’ve never really thought politics were for me. My main exposure to them came through the headlines I mostly skimmed every four years during election cycles, and from my loyal viewing of all HBO’s Veep (which I highly recommend). However, something has changed over the last year. Now, another… Read More Announcement: The Personal Is Political
Genevieve introduced herself to us this past fall, and we’re thrilled to finally be able to share her profile here. She makes traveling the world sound both accessible and important, yet she still manages to appreciate the PNW (something we can relate to). Enjoy her awesome insights and if you need us, we’ll be over… Read More Q & A With Genevieve Hathaway: Founder Of ArchaeoAdventures Tours, Explorer, Photographer
Here in Spokane, we had just had the 2018 Women’s Persistence March, where thousands of people came out to champion various women’s issues and progressive causes. From my layman’s perspective, the vibe was bolder, braver, and even more determined than it had been at the 2017 Women’s March. The signs were saltier, the messages clearer,… Read More What’s It Like To Organize A Women’s March?
There’s no shortage of delightful things to pursue in the PNW, which is why we thought a checklist might help keep some of our current ideas organized. It’s part resolution/part bucket list since, admittedly, we didn’t reach all of our regionally-themed resolutions from last year. That said, isn’t going with the flow part of the… Read More The Woodsy’s 2018 Checklist
Those of you who’ve been following all along at home might have seen some of our social posts referencing Creative Enterprise, a 12-week business and professional development program that The Woodsy was privileged to be a part of. As it turns out, entrepreneurs tend to be a fairly motivated bunch, so when it came time… Read More 4 Creative Entreprenuers On Making New Year’s Resolutions (Or Not)
“Winter Wonderland” doesn’t always mean snow and ice and crackling fireplaces (although, those are definitely nice, too). It can mean lots of things, to lots of people, as shown by the responses we received to December’s Question of the Month: What do you like about spending the holidays in the PNW? Katie (Western Washington): I love… Read More 11 People Share What They Like About The Holidays In The PNW
Here at The Woodsy we love books. I mean we really love books, and we’ve been looking for a way to share that love with all of you. As half of our team lives in Seattle, wading in to the Seattle book scene seemed like the perfect place to start. So, naturally, we jumped at… Read More The Woodsy Goes To A Seattle Book Launch Party
As part of our never-ending quest to include more voices and perspectives, we’re introducing a new regular “Question Of The Month” feature which will include–you guessed it!–a question, or topical topic, addressed by a plethora of our readers. You’ll find a link living on our sidebar, not far from another new addition: an easy way… Read More New Features Launching: Question Of The Month & Referrals