Category Archives: getaways

Cannon Beach

Another year, another trip to Cannon Beach. We were supposed to go in June but pandemic. It probably would have worked out fine if we had gone. Instead we followed the rules and didn’t travel as requested by King County.

Cannon Beach

Another year, another trip to Cannon Beach. We were supposed to go in June but pandemic. It probably would have worked out fine if we had gone. Instead we followed the rules and didn’t travel as requested by King County.

California Twenty Twenty

Another summer, another California trip. We go back home. Except Washington is home. Over 14 years now, with no plans to move. I’m not sure when back home is no longer where you grew up? California wasn’t supposed to be

California Twenty Twenty

Another summer, another California trip. We go back home. Except Washington is home. Over 14 years now, with no plans to move. I’m not sure when back home is no longer where you grew up? California wasn’t supposed to be

Camp Orkila Twenty Twenty

Camp Orkila, Covid style. The annual Camp Orkila trip back in May was cancelled. That whole pandemic thing was in full effect. Still is. But things are slowly opening, with major precautions and virus protocols. Like Camp Orkila. Instead of

Camp Orkila Twenty Twenty

Camp Orkila, Covid style. The annual Camp Orkila trip back in May was cancelled. That whole pandemic thing was in full effect. Still is. But things are slowly opening, with major precautions and virus protocols. Like Camp Orkila. Instead of

Astoria

Monday morning breakfast in Seaside before hitting the beach. Cannon Beach!

Astoria

Monday morning breakfast in Seaside before hitting the beach. Cannon Beach!

California Twenty Nineteen

It’s December. California was back in July. Been busy. That whole having another kiddo thing takes time and energy away from things like blog posts. I’m going to keep this simple just to get something posted… We went back to

California Twenty Nineteen

It’s December. California was back in July. Been busy. That whole having another kiddo thing takes time and energy away from things like blog posts. I’m going to keep this simple just to get something posted… We went back to

Silverwood

Back durning all the snow, I planned a few trips for the year. Maybe out of boredom from being home for so many days. Whatever the reason, Silverwood was on the list. It’s a theme park in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Silverwood

Back durning all the snow, I planned a few trips for the year. Maybe out of boredom from being home for so many days. Whatever the reason, Silverwood was on the list. It’s a theme park in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho.

Beaverton

Beaverton. Not exactly a place that comes to mind for a getaway. But that’s where we went in March. Olivia had a dive meet at the Tualatin Hills Aquatic Center in Beaverton, Oregon. My sister and her family came up

Beaverton

Beaverton. Not exactly a place that comes to mind for a getaway. But that’s where we went in March. Olivia had a dive meet at the Tualatin Hills Aquatic Center in Beaverton, Oregon. My sister and her family came up

Leavenworth

Leavenworth has finally been checked off the list. It’s one of those because we live in Washington things to do. We’ve been trying to get over there for a few years now but it’s never worked out. I think I’ve

Leavenworth

Leavenworth has finally been checked off the list. It’s one of those because we live in Washington things to do. We’ve been trying to get over there for a few years now but it’s never worked out. I think I’ve

Three!

Baby turned three on October 7. She is such a great kiddo! Never did I think we’d have four kids, and now that we have them all I can’t imagine not having them. She is the quintessential baby of the

Three!

Baby turned three on October 7. She is such a great kiddo! Never did I think we’d have four kids, and now that we have them all I can’t imagine not having them. She is the quintessential baby of the

Cannon Beach

For Baby’s birthday, we decided we’d go to Cannon Beach. We had it booked back in April but it didn’t work out with our changing schedule. The other kiddos were having birthday parties and we knew we wouldn’t have one

Cannon Beach

For Baby’s birthday, we decided we’d go to Cannon Beach. We had it booked back in April but it didn’t work out with our changing schedule. The other kiddos were having birthday parties and we knew we wouldn’t have one