A Homestead of Our Very Own

The greenbelt behind my neighborhood was a fabulous place to grow up. At some point […]

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Marietas Islands – The Mexican Galapagos

A lot of people ask us how we go about planning our trips.  I think […]

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Vacation in Mexico? Skip the Resorts – Head to Sayulita

When most people think of a Mexican vacation, this is what immediately comes to mind: […]

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Skamania Lodge: Government Spending Done Right?

During our travels we’ve seen a lot of failed government programs. The world is full […]

Skamania From the air

Come Face to Face with a Sturgeon

Every once in a while, you encounter something that blows your mind. This happened to […]

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Babies Can Snowshoe (Kind Of)

So as it turns out, life doesn’t totally end when you have a baby.  It […]

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Mt. Tahoma Trails Association Slide Show

In conjunction with an article printing in The Seattle Times this weekend, here are some […]

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7 Great Indoor Nerf Gun Games

Winter is in full swing, so it’s time to look indoors for fun and mayhem. […]

Staring down the barrel of North Korea

The Gift of Experience

The decision to buy everyone Nerf guns for Christmas, was part impulse decision, part act […]

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Baby Brain Part II – Explaining the Zodiak?

OK I’m going to float a theory here. Have you ever noticed that the stereotypes […]

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Baby Brain Part I – Imprinting Nature

Wintertime on Washington State’s outer coast is a surreal time of year. On some days, […]

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Hiking the Fall Transition Zones

The intermittent fog lifted to reveal a dramatic  lake, worthy of a postcard. Before me, […]

Blue Lake near the North Cascades National Park is an ideal late season day hike