November 16, 2022
Leaving Seattle early in the morning necessitated coffee, and being on vacation, one of us enjoyed...
November 9, 2022
This rich agricultural area is just east of Salem, Oregon, with the Willamette Valley to the west...
September 30, 2022
light house
Swantown Inn | Olympia Bed and Breakfast Retreat is conveniently located near the Washington State...
September 26, 2022
Backeddy
The Ferry Ride If you drive four hours north from Seattle, you can catch a ferry boat to what many...
September 9, 2022
The Hotel Bellwether Egg's Benedict
Whale Watching, colorful sunsets, fine dining, and launching our kayak awaited us in Bellingham Bay...
August 31, 2022
Tacos
We were awed by the view of Mt. Hood every morning from our hotel room at sunrise. Along with that...
July 29, 2022
Beer and the Water Frank Kenney takes all the credit. In 1902 Frank was secretary of Olympia...
July 27, 2022
Sunset
The Kitsap Peninsula is home to a national treasure for kayakers, stand-up paddle board enthusiasts...
July 18, 2022
Breakfast at Caffe 11th Avenue Yakima
Part 2 Wandering Around Yakima’s Downtown and Beyond (read part 1 here). After a busy day...
July 14, 2022
Bacon Ranch Burger
Part 1: Upper Yakima Valley Waterfalls, alpine lakes, mountain flowers, and sunshine is what you...
July 14, 2022
Curbow
The Winemaker Picnic & Barrel Auction is back again this summer at the beautiful grounds of...
July 8, 2022
Walla Walla
Part 2: Yellowhawk Sparkling Wine (read part 1 here) Walla Walla is not a typical location for...
July 8, 2022
Walla Walla Steak Co
Part 1: Yellowhawk – Time to pamper yourself and enjoy some culinary delights! When we...
June 7, 2022
Part 3: Camano Island Camano Island, just a short drive north of Seattle, is connected to the land...
June 6, 2022
Rustica Italian Restaurant and Bar food and drinks
Part 2 Central/North Whidbey; Coupeville-and Beyond (read Part 1 here). Just 15 minutes from...
May 24, 2022
Hood River
Is It Really Just the Water? Hood River, Oregon, along the Columbia River, has been declared the...
May 17, 2022
Cauliflower Blueberry Ayurveda Ice Cream
Spring is in the air and with the changing weather some might find the urge to reach for the...
May 17, 2022
reuben sandwich
Part 1 South Whidbey: Clinton to Langley to Greenbank We left our home in Redmond, Washington, and...
December 3, 2021
Hood Canal trail
Part 2: Outdoor Fun Along the Hood Canal in the Fall and Winter: Don’t Whine About the...
November 8, 2021
Alderbrook Resort
Part 1: Fall/Winter Comfort Food, Outdoor Fun, and Tranquility Awaits A room with a view of a fjord...

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