Activities During Isolation

Tracking Georgia O’Keeffe

Few American artists have made as big an impression on the average American as Georgia O’Keeffe. She has been called the “Mother of American modernism.” Although her paintings of New York skyscrapers and huge flowers are well known, she is mostly remembered for her abstractions on beautiful landscapes, mostly in New Mexico. Several spots in New Mexico are beautiful memorials to her.

Visiting The Redwoods – Nature’s Best Playground

If there’s one thing I’ve gotten really good at since becoming a mom, it’s planning ahead. This is a tricky skill when you have young kids because — let’s be honest – half of the things you plan never come to fruition, so you must approach every itinerary with a healthy dose on non-attachment. But …

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Nearly 40-Years after the Eruption, Hiking at Mount St. Helens Will Blow You Away

A bit over 39 years ago, Mt. St. Helens erupted with an estimated 24-megatons of force. In an instant 1,300 feet of the mountain collapsed creating the largest landslide in recorded history. The result was the 5th tallest mountain in Washington State was reduced to the 52nd. The eruption caused 3.3 billion dollars in damage …

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Cruise Seattle’s Lake Union with the Electric Boat Company

Seattle is a beautiful city. Surrounded on both sides by water and mountains, it’s a paradise for quick getaways—especially during summer. One great way to enjoy our backyard scenery that only takes a couple of hours is by renting a boat from the Electric Boat Company and cruising Lake Union. There is so much activity …

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Getting Away To Seabrook, Washington

When we drove into Seabrook, Washington, I thought I was driving right into Magnolia Homes or a city designed by Joanna Gaines herself. The architecture and craftsmanship of the town screamed modern cottage meets coastal simplicity. The colors and design of each street and collective of homes played off each other in a fresh and …

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Chasing the Sun: From Melbourne to Cairns via the Road Less Traveled

Just as humpback whales migrate from Antarctica to warmer waters for the winter, many travelers in Australia choose to wave goodbye to the crisp, wet climates of the south and enjoy winter in the tropics, where bikinis and thongs are fashion staples year-round. You can reach the tropical paradise of Far North Queensland in an …

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