Tag Archives: Washington

Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument

Pretty Puffy Clouds Mt St Helens WA

I was only three years old when Mount St Helens erupted killing 57 people. It was a few years after the fact, that my child’s mind could process deadliest eruption in the United States. Natural disasters are strange mixture of … Continue reading

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A Blur of Bits and Pieces

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The next few days after finding out we were expecting another baby were somewhat of a blur. Between the shock of the news and trying to decide if we were going to keep traveling, taking along our camera was the … Continue reading

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A Crazy 24 Hours

Stacking Rocks Ruby Beach WA

It was a driving day with our final destination a mere 4 hours away. However 4 turned into 12 because… You can’t pass up climbing a tree that looks like it’s from Endor. Nor could we pass up a quick … Continue reading

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Hiking Hurricane Hill at Olympic National Park

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After a few days of exploring Seattle we were ready for a change of pace. Olympic National Park, located in the Olympic Peninsula, was a perfect place to slow down and take in the beauty of God’s creation. The highlight … Continue reading

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So Much to See – Seattle Part II

Freemont Troll Seattle WA

So we spent three days in Seattle. I think. Maybe it was four. Regardless, here is the rest of what we did after the first day. Future of Flight & Boeing Factory Tour Okay so the Boeing Factory tour isn’t … Continue reading

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Sunsets and Sugar – Seattle Part I

Mt Rainier and Seattle Skyline WA

Seattle is one of Brent’s and my favorite cities and we couldn’t wait to take the boys there. Our first day started off late at the public market and Brent, being a righteous coffee lover, insisted we made a pilgrimage … Continue reading

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Canada, Crash, and Cats: Crossing the Border

Orca Vancouver Canada

While in Washington we made two quick trips across the border into Canada, one to Vancouver and one to Point Roberts which is actually a part of the US but I’ll get to that in a minute. Vancouver Despite the … Continue reading

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Experiencing Island Life on Orcas Island

Friends Orcas Island WA

I’ve always wondered what it would be like to raise a family on an island with lots fresh fish, play dates at the beach, and calypso music. Since I don’t think we will be moving to an island anytime soon, … Continue reading

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Our Backyard: Driftwood Cabana BBQ in La Connor, WA

La Connor Thousand Trails WA

Sure we love visiting  iconic places like Yellowstone National Park  or Washington DC. But simple “backyard” moments built from driftwood, salty air, laughter, and the smell of bbq are the moments that send my soul soaring. I wouldn’t trade these … Continue reading

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Hiking in North Cascades National Park

Sunlight North Cascades NP WA

While we are searching for a new RV and before we get busy taking on next year’s adventures, I’m going to finish catching up on our travels from over the summer. July was a perfect month to spend in Washington. … Continue reading

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