Category Archives: weekend tripping

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

Republic

Republic, Washington. Not a place I ever envisioned us vacationing. It’s a tiny town in the middle of nowhere (literally, nowhere), up in northeastern Washington about a half-hour from the Canadian border. A five-hour drive from home. We went for

Republic

Republic, Washington. Not a place I ever envisioned us vacationing. It’s a tiny town in the middle of nowhere (literally, nowhere), up in northeastern Washington about a half-hour from the Canadian border. A five-hour drive from home. We went for

Camp Orkila

Camp Orkila, 2017. The annual tradition where Brian takes the kiddos to Camp Orkila on Orcas Island over Mother’s Day weekend. This year Bob (Papa) and Uncle Kelly went, and next year Saige will start going. Eventually Vaile will go

Camp Orkila

Camp Orkila, 2017. The annual tradition where Brian takes the kiddos to Camp Orkila on Orcas Island over Mother’s Day weekend. This year Bob (Papa) and Uncle Kelly went, and next year Saige will start going. Eventually Vaile will go

Camp Orkila

Camp Orkila is an annual tradition around here. Brian has been taking Blaise—and since 2015, Laine—over Mother’s Day weekend… it gives them time together and me alone time (well, semi-alone time since I have the little ones). Brian decided to

Camp Orkila

Camp Orkila is an annual tradition around here. Brian has been taking Blaise—and since 2015, Laine—over Mother’s Day weekend… it gives them time together and me alone time (well, semi-alone time since I have the little ones). Brian decided to

Camp Orkila

It’s become an annual tradition for Brian to take the big kiddos to Camp Orkila over Mother’s Day weekend. This was Blaise’s third year, Laine’s second, and we’ll soon add Saige and Vaile to the mix as they get a

Camp Orkila

It’s become an annual tradition for Brian to take the big kiddos to Camp Orkila over Mother’s Day weekend. This was Blaise’s third year, Laine’s second, and we’ll soon add Saige and Vaile to the mix as they get a