Typically when Veronica and I head to Seattle these days we always go downtown. We use Priceline, get a fancy hotel, spend too much money on parking and wander around that small portion of the city. Recently we went to … Continue reading Visiting Seattle’s neighborhoods, Green Lake edition
As we were preparing to head to Newport, Oregon, for our friends Geoff and Maria Folsom’s wedding, I asked all the Oregonians I know if they had any recommendations or advice. Nearly all of them either said they’d never been … Continue reading A quick trip to Newport, Oregon
Beach or mountains? That was the question Veronica and I faced when we decided to do a last-minute camping trip. Since it is late May, and the weather isn’t generally all that warm in the mountains this early, we chose … Continue reading Kalaloch Beach and campground
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
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.