Category Archives: weekend tripping

Camp Orkila 2021

This wasn’t the year for Camp Orkila. Talk about a clusterfuck. The trip was supposed to happen back in May… The May Camp Orkila trip attempt was a total failure. That was a day. Brian takes the kiddos to Camp

Camp Orkila 2021

This wasn’t the year for Camp Orkila. Talk about a clusterfuck. The trip was supposed to happen back in May… The May Camp Orkila trip attempt was a total failure. That was a day. Brian takes the kiddos to Camp

Kayak Point 2021

Another year, another trip to Kayak Point. This is always a fun weekend, and one I look forward to each summer. It’s been a tradition since 2016, spending the weekend up there with our old neighbors. Which makes the trip

Kayak Point 2021

Another year, another trip to Kayak Point. This is always a fun weekend, and one I look forward to each summer. It’s been a tradition since 2016, spending the weekend up there with our old neighbors. Which makes the trip

Leavenworth & Colchuck Lake

Karann and I expanded our hiking adventures back in June, to include traveling to hike. Somewhere along the line, on one of our spring hikes, the idea to head to Leavenworth and hike Colchuck Lake came up. We were both

Leavenworth & Colchuck Lake

Karann and I expanded our hiking adventures back in June, to include traveling to hike. Somewhere along the line, on one of our spring hikes, the idea to head to Leavenworth and hike Colchuck Lake came up. We were both

Steamboat Rock State Park

Last weekend we took off to Steamboat Rock State Park. It’s been on the list since 2017 when we discovered the area driving up to Republic for fossil digging. What a beautiful area, called the Channeled Scablands. We watched a

Steamboat Rock State Park

Last weekend we took off to Steamboat Rock State Park. It’s been on the list since 2017 when we discovered the area driving up to Republic for fossil digging. What a beautiful area, called the Channeled Scablands. We watched a

Kayak Point

Yurt year four. Every September—August once—we hit up the Yurt Village at Kayak Point. It’s an annual trip we go on with our old neighbors and friends, and it’s always a really fun time. Last year I missed out. I

Kayak Point

Yurt year four. Every September—August once—we hit up the Yurt Village at Kayak Point. It’s an annual trip we go on with our old neighbors and friends, and it’s always a really fun time. Last year I missed out. I

Kayak Point

Three years strong, the annual tradition of staying in the Yurt Village at Kayak Point. This year I didn’t make it though. I was eight months pregnant, feeling huge and having pelvic pain from walking too much, and having to

Kayak Point

Three years strong, the annual tradition of staying in the Yurt Village at Kayak Point. This year I didn’t make it though. I was eight months pregnant, feeling huge and having pelvic pain from walking too much, and having to

Camp Orkila Twenty Nineteen

Mother’s Day weekend is Camp Orkila weekend. This has been a tradition since Blaise was three, back in 2013. Brian has since taken each kiddo as they turn three, so this year was Baby’s turn. I tagged along this time

Camp Orkila Twenty Nineteen

Mother’s Day weekend is Camp Orkila weekend. This has been a tradition since Blaise was three, back in 2013. Brian has since taken each kiddo as they turn three, so this year was Baby’s turn. I tagged along this time

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

Kayak Point

Kayak Point has become an annual tradition. If two years in a row counts as a tradition. What a beautiful place. It’s not far from home, a little over an hour north. It’s on Susan Point, part of the Sound,

Kayak Point

Kayak Point has become an annual tradition. If two years in a row counts as a tradition. What a beautiful place. It’s not far from home, a little over an hour north. It’s on Susan Point, part of the Sound,

Camp Orkila Twenty Eighteen

The annual Camp Orkila trip took place over Mother’s Day weekend. Brian, Blaise, Laine, and Bob returned, and Saige and Courtney made their debut. Rumor has it they had a great time (as usual); the kiddos are already asking to

Camp Orkila Twenty Eighteen

The annual Camp Orkila trip took place over Mother’s Day weekend. Brian, Blaise, Laine, and Bob returned, and Saige and Courtney made their debut. Rumor has it they had a great time (as usual); the kiddos are already asking to