Tag: 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…

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…

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,…

Canadian Rocky Green and Blue

I think I’ll make up a new color since I can’t decide what it is. Aquamarine? Turquoise? Teal?  All I know is that I love, love, love the beautiful lakes of the Canadian Rockies.  And so for this week’s Fun Foto Challenge I give…

Memories at Snoqualmie Falls

The day before the snow arrived – it seems so long ago – we went to Snoqualmie Falls, one of our favorite local attractions.  The Falls are an easy drive from Seattle and a place to wow your out-of-town guests.  Or to celebrate a…

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