With the U.S. Open golf tournament quickly approaching, University Place will soon only be known for its stunning links course at Chambers Bay. But if you are looking to get away from the crowds that descend on the park surrounding … Continue reading Kobayashi Park: A hidden gem
I can count on one hand the number of times I went camping growing up. I grew up in a small, dusty city in West Texas. When people went on vacation it usually meant you were going to Six Flags. Even so, … Continue reading Hiking and camping with a newborn or toddler
For the first installment of our Flashback Friday trips we take a look back at our trip to Orcas Island. To celebrate our fifth wedding anniversary in June 2014, we decided to getaway for the weekend and do some whale watching. So … Continue reading Flashback Friday: Moran State Park
One of the major benefits to owning a home is the ability to have an in-ground garden. After living in apartments for the past 10 years, and growing a small assortment of vegetables in containers on various patios, decks and … Continue reading Gardening project, part I
Our overnight trip to Port Townsend was spurred on by a work assignment. I wanted to write a day-trip story for my paper about a small town with lots to offer. While there are many places in Washington that fit this billing, The City of Dreams is the only one so close to Tacoma.