In Chamonix, France - doing A+ alpine hiking!

  • Harp, Dave, Mike and I by the lone tree at Chambers Bay.

Golfing with the Boys

By |August 5th, 2016|

Chambers Bay and Bandon Dunes should be on the bucket list for any golfers.  Both are classic Scottish golf - no carts, only walking about 7 miles per day on the course.  Our buddies, Harp [...]

  • Cousins hammocking after an exhausting day of throwing rocks in the lake.

Seattle Family at Tahoe

By |July 29th, 2016|

The boys said their favorite thing at Tahoe is...  a tie between jet-skiing and toasting s'mores.

  • A warm welcome from Mt. Rainier National Park Superintendent Randy King, who has served in six national parks in 40 years of service in the National Parks.

National Park Foundation Donation

By |July 21st, 2016|

This is BIG news!  Our donation of $2 million to the National Park Foundation over the next 10 years will fund crews that will camp out at the parks for 8 weeks each summer, repairing [...]

  • Gavin and Mike with their thinking caps on for Pictionary.

Tahoe with Courtney’s Gang

By |July 17th, 2016|

Beautiful weather in Tahoe for a little R&R for Courtney's family.

  • Uncle Sam is looking unhappy this election year.

Independence Day in Tacoma

By |July 5th, 2016|

The Commencement Bay waterfront in Tacoma shuts down on July 4th for the Freedom Fair.   We walked over 10 miles along the waterfront with all the activities.

  • Their water hoses pump directly out of Lake Union.

Seattle Baseball and Boats

By |June 28th, 2016|

Seattle was warm and sunny for our weekend with the Mariners and Seattle Harbor Patrol.  SHP is a specialized unit dedicated to the protection of life and property on Seattle waters and 200 miles of city shoreline. [...]

  • Hamming it up for the camera must be genetic.  Sarah and I had a great time!

Seattle Pride!

By |June 27th, 2016|

Seattle pulls out all the stops for the Pride Parade, the annual celebration of the LGBTQ community.

  • Mike on a clever log bridge.

Olympic National Park Rainforest

By |June 27th, 2016|

Olympic National Park on the Washington Peninsula is situated on Washington's western peninsula, and straddles a diversity of ecosystems from Pacific shoreline to temperate rainforests to the alpine slopes of Mount Olympus.    

  • Rialto Beach, on the wild west coast of Washington.  The trail ends here.

Olympic National Park

By |June 24th, 2016|

Olympic National Park, one of our favorite places in the world.

  • A couple of Title Sponsors!


By |June 17th, 2016|

The Washington CLUB Charity Golf Classic is a unique, statewide annual event that focuses on having fun while raising money for charity.  CLUB stands for Contractors, Legislators, Unions and Business – the professionals bring Washington [...]

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Lake Tahoe Water

By |June 7th, 2016|

Tahoe in early June is a gamble for weather, but we really lucked out!  The lake is still 3 feet below average, but a foot higher than last year.

  • Mike showing off his Braniff belt buckle.

Riding Horses at Red Reflet

By |May 27th, 2016|

We stopped off in Wyoming to herd the cows, smell the flowers and chow down some grub.  Job DONE.