Category: Travel

A Walk through St. Augustine and Castillo de San Marcos

On our drive from Charlotte to Orlando last fall we were welcomed into the sunshine state with very little sunshine. But rainy or not we were determined to stop by St. Augustine, founded in 1565 and the oldest city in America. More precisely, according…

Dream House at Tiffany Park

There once was a forest in Tiffany Park.  The trees were worn and tangled yet full of life; native plants and mosses provided splashes of color. Deer and raccoon, owls and woodpeckers, all called it home. Dogs and their walkers visited daily and there…

A ‘Wow’ Road Trip on Maui

On our first trip to Maui a few years ago we were advised by friends who knew the island well to take two road trips while we were there.  They traced them on the map for us and pointed out the best things to…

Goodbye to Snowmageddon

It’s finally time to say goodbye – and some may say good riddance – to February and Snowmageddon.  But before I do, I thought I’d share a few more pictures from our epic snowy February here in the Great Northwest! Yes, it was inconvenient…

A Capitol Tour of the Other Washington

The Other Washington – that’s us – the beautiful,  most northwestern state in the United States of America.  Olympia is Washington’s capital and that’s where I’m going to take you in this post.  Though I’ve been to Olympia many times,  I’d only been inside…

These are a Few of My Favorite Trees

I love trees – all kinds of trees – so I thought I’d share a few of my favorites with you.   I’ll start with one closest to home – in the park at the end of my street.  I don’t know what kind…

A Walk through Seattle’s Chinatown

Okay so maybe it’s not San Francisco but it’s authentic and it’s ours and it’s still the best place for real Chinese food in Seattle.  When you work downtown you’ll likely make the walk there for somebody’s birthday lunch;  or like I did recently,…

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