Infinite Soups at 445 Tacoma Avenue South is one of those tiny Tacoma treasures that would be easy to miss. I lucked out on Friday and there was a parking spot nearby and many of the soups were available. They only sell soup and rolls/crackers, but they have a wonderful soup selection (19 today). I had a creamy, chicken soup to go, which is the only way to get it. Infinite Soups will be opening up a second location in the old post office building sometime soon. Look for the large hanging spoon or their neighbors Malarkey’s Pool & Brew to find them! Their Facebook Page, with the daily soups, can be found here.
A group of women with vintage campers that go fly fishing and camping together? How cool is that?! Of course I had to go check it out when they convened at Cabela’s at 1600 Gateway Blvd NE Lacey, WA 98516. The mission statement of Sisters on the Fly is “Offering empowerment and sisterhood through exceptional outdoor adventures. As a group of women we challenge ourselves in all that we set our mind to. There is no age, color, religion or political group. All women who want to share in the adventure of “sisterhood” are welcome. This “sisterhood” has grown to more than 2,400 women since inception in 1999.”
As you can see from the photos the vintage trailers are darling and lovingly decorated. Bare in mind that these are little spaces which usually have a bed, table, stove, fridge and some storage. Because of the size, they are difficult to capture in a photo, but the website has more photos and there are a couple of books available. The women are really nice also!
Cabela’s is the world’s foremost outfitter (that’s their tag line!) and it is indeed a huge store with a large display of animals arrange in a nature setting. There is also a piper cub plane hanging from the ceiling. Besides an abundance of merchandise, there is a gun library and a restaurant. It reminds me of REI, but with more of an emphasis on hunting/fishing. There are 39 Cabela’s with more being planned.