Hanalei Bay

It seems like everyone is heading to Hawaii these days. I know of three people alone traveling to Hawaii this week. Although I wish I was lounging by the pool too, I join them in spirit by highlighting what I consider the best Hawaiian Island, Kauai. From hiking the Na Pali coast to kayaking up the…Continue Reading “Hawaii Life – Part 2 – Kauai!”

Hood Canal

The northwestern part of Washington State is constructed like a giant jigsaw puzzle with an intricate maze of islands and strips of mainland interspersed with salt and fresh water. Whether you hop on a ferry to one of the islands or cruise the highways leading out onto the Olympic Peninsula, you can always find a…Continue Reading “Road Tripping in the Pacific NW: Cruising up the Hood Canal”

A couple times a year I travel to Seattle, WA to visit family.  Although I’ve been to Seattle many times over the past 15 years, I’m always surprised to find a new piece of the city that I hadn’t discovered before.  One such place is the Washington Park Arboretum nestled on the shores of Lake…Continue Reading “Discovering Seattle Bit By Bit”

This time of year, it’s fun to look back and reflect on the year as a whole. 2014 is almost here, but before the clock strikes midnight and the calendar resets, I thought it would be fun to pick out some favorite photos from the past year. A lot of them are from prior posts,…Continue Reading “Fave Photos of 2013!”