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 […]


Baby Brain Part II – Explaining the Zodiak?

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


Baby Brain Part I – Imprinting Nature

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


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

Our Family’s Spirit Animal

Our family spirit animal revealed itself to us the night we got engaged. We were […]


Camping With a Newborn – a Bad Idea?

As new parents, you’re bound to make your share of mistakes. When we decided to […]