Washington State

Boeing’s Museum of Flight

Concorde at the Museum of Flight

Long before Starbucks, Microsoft, and Amazon.com (and the whole dot com craze for that matter) Seattle was all about Boeing. Even now, since their headquarters moved to Chicago, Boeing is still the Seattle area’s largest employer and a huge presence in the community. Besides all the obvious benefits to our local economy, Seattleites have long enjoyed Boeing’s…

Visiting the San Juan Islands with Kids

Orcas passing San Juan Island

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…

The North Cascades Institute

North Cascades Institute

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…