Category Archives: Travel

Photoblog: Crater Lake, Oregon

October 31 is as good a time as any to reminisce about a wonderful outing my hubby and I took at the last moment over Labor Day weekend. We are recent empty nesters and I really wanted to take advantage … Continue reading

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Catalonia Walking Adventure

Barcelona is a lovely city to touch down into. Our¬†first and last hotel was located on Rambla de Catalunya, a bustling but slightly understated street very close to the ever popular La Rambla. I arrived on a Friday and Saturday … Continue reading

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Alaska in August

Before the school year started in late August my daughter and I took a last minute trip up to my homeland of Alaska. We got a screaming good deal on tickets (two for $535!) and took a week to go … Continue reading

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Maui in Photos

We were so happy to enjoy spring break in Maui again. I love a beach vacation and this was our third time relaxing in Maui so we have our favorite activities for sure (Napili Bay) but we did some new … Continue reading

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San Juan Island

Our family took a Northwest vacation. I really love a local vacation. There’s something magical about packing the car and driving north 4 hours and hopping a Washington State Ferry¬†from Anacortes to Friday Harbor on San Juan Island. The trip … Continue reading

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Oregon Coast Reunion

Last week my husband’s Minnesota family joined us in Portland and we traveled the few hours to the Oregon Coast for a 5 night reunion. There were 15 of us and potential for more when we made the plans and … Continue reading

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Summer Visit to New England

We began our vacation on my husband’s birthday. He just so happens to be a HUGE baseball fan and his one wish for our first night in Boston was to head down to Fenway on the T (public transit) and … Continue reading

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Sacramento and Napa

We have returned from a weekend of soccer in the Sacramento/Davis area. In our spare time we took short excursions into the California State Capitol in Sacramento and Old Town. The Capitol was quite majestic and reminded me of a … Continue reading

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A Holiday in Maui

The anticipation grew and the smiles flashed as we flew into Maui’s Kahulia airport with the ocean beaches and sugar cane fields surrounding us. I was taken back to my senior year in high school when my family took our … Continue reading

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Boston

I arrived last Thursday eve, the last day in February, to a bustle in the car rental shop and evening approaching. I had not been to Boston in many many years and I knew I was in the right place … Continue reading

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