Tacoma’s Wapato Park

Follow enough locals on Instagram and you are bound to see photos of Wapato Park. Some are of the Wapato Lake, some are of the historic pergola and some are of the long, narrow bridge running through a marsh. Needless to say, Wapato Park had been on my Tacoma bucket list for awhile, but between…

What is a home?

What is a home? Is it a structure, a place, a state of being or perhaps a mindset? I recently attended the Creative Colloquy Crawl, an event featuring more than 20 storytellers at nine venues in Tacoma. One of the shows I went to showcased the organizers from the Drunken Telegraph riffing on the theme…

Touring Seattle’s historic Smith Tower

If you spend any time walking around Seattle these days there is one major thing that sticks out – lots and lots of construction. It seems like every block has a giant crane building another building skyward. In the middle of all of this is one of my favorite Seattle landmarks. The Smith Tower is…

Scarecrow Festival

Hello gentle readers! It seems¬†that I (Veronica) have stepped away from the blog and Craig has taken over,¬†but that’s just because I’ve been a little burnt out with writing. See, I write daily at my job and while I love it, I’m not exactly in the mood to continue typing away when I get home….