Washington State

Whales, Kayaking, and Island Hopping in the San Juans

I love the sea. I am happiest with my toes in the sand, listening to waves lap along the shore, searching for shells and beach treasures, paddling along in a kayak and hoping to glimpse any kind of marine life. My favorite vacations always include water and I’m grateful that we live close enough to…

North Cascades

All travel promotes learning one way or another but we make a real effort to choose destinations that offer experiences aligned with our values. We just returned from our second annual 4th of July Family Getaway Weekend at the North Cascades Institute and it was absolutely wonderful. It’s hard to believe that such a remarkable…

Kelsey Creek Farm Park, Bellevue

Blue sky and sunshine awaited us at Kelsey Creek Farm Park this bright spring morning. The air was frigid but we were all smiles heading to the barns to meet Farmer Jayne. She runs a fantastic “farm kids” program that gives kids a behind-the-scenes look at how the farm animals are cared for at the…