Homestead Life: The Land Has Awakened

We took a bit of a gamble when we bought Osprey Acres this winter.  When […]


Yurt Life: Build a Pit Toilet in 150 Easy Steps!

Digging a pooper is high on our list of priorities. It’s not every day you […]


Yurt Life Part I: Cutting a Road

This post is the first in an ongoing series of “homestead projects” at our new […]


A Homestead of Our Very Own

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


Marietas Islands – The Mexican Galapagos

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


Vacation in Mexico? Skip the Resorts – Head to Sayulita

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


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 […]


Babies Can Snowshoe (Kind Of)

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


Mt. Tahoma Trails Association Slide Show

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


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 […]