Monthly Archives: April 2012

Guemes Island

I’m obsessed with islands… At least I have been the last few weeks.  Perhaps it is because we’re headed off to the fabulous Hawaiian Islands in a week.  Or, more likely, it is because we live in the Puget Sound … Continue reading

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The Seattle Aquarium

Spring Break!  Road Trip!  Yeah!  Ok, probably not what you were expecting for a college spring break adventure.  But if you’re in kindergarden, and you get to take a big Metro bus into the city and visit the Seattle Aquarium, … Continue reading

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The Pedaler’s Fair

Finally, a warm, sunny spring day in the Pacific Northwest. What a perfect “Chamber of Commerce” day to ride down and check out the Seattle Pedaler’s Fair in Ballard. Before you ask, “what’s a pedaler’s fair”? Look up pedalersfair.com and … Continue reading

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The Columbia Hills

Well we’re off and running again. This time down to Columbia Hills State park, Horsethief Butte, and the Dalles Mountain Ranch. In the heart of the Columbia River Gorge, it is the windsurfing capital of the Pacific Northwest, so we … Continue reading

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Tour de Fidalgo Bay

Well for all us cycling fans, it’s time for the Spring Classics.  The epic, grueling, one-day races across Northern France, Belgium, and around – Fidalgo Bay ? ? ? Yep that’s right.  Travis, Booker and I took off on this … Continue reading

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Gauguin at the S.A.M.

When my wife Susan learned that the Seattle Art Museum was featuring an exhibit of Paul Gauguin’s work from his Polynesian period she decided that we were going and taking our eldest grandchild, Cadence, with us.  “Cool”, I said. If … Continue reading

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Skagit Island Kayak

It was a beautiful day for a little kayak trip.  My destination was a tiny little rock called Skagit Island, that sits just inside Whidbey Island. A check of the tides and currents revealed that I was going to see … Continue reading

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