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Seattle with the Whites

August 5th, 2019|

Niece Jenny and her family were in town, so it was a great opportunity to do some touristy stuff, like go to MoPop, the Museum of Pop Culture, and a Mariner's game at T-Mobile Park. [...]

Hells Gate and Kamloops

July 22nd, 2019|

It takes four long hours to drive from Vancouver, BC to Kamloops, so it's logical to stop at the tourist trap at the halfway mark, right?

Vancouver, BC

July 20th, 2019|

Vancouver plans to be the Greenest City in the WORLD by 2020!  A whopping 93% of Vancouver's energy already comes from renewable sources. Greenhouse gas emissions are down to 5% below 1990 levels (thanks to [...]

Victoria, BC

July 17th, 2019|

We took the Black Ball Ferry from Port Ludlow, WA to Victoria for a little dose of Canada.

Brooks Falls, Katmai NP, Alaska

July 10th, 2019|

Bears!  We heard there were plenty of bears, but we didn't expect to see over twenty grizzlies on our first day.  Katmai Nat'l Park is one of the premier grizzly viewing areas in the world, [...]

Anchorage, AK

July 5th, 2019|

Anchorage is the gateway to Alaska for most travelers.  An astounding 40% of the population of the state live there.

Seattle Pride Parade

June 30th, 2019|

Seattle ranks #7 out of the 10 most LBGTQ friendly cities in the US.  The Pride Parade has become really mainstream, with major corporations showing their support.  Although the parade is now unwieldy (over 4 [...]

Invisible Mt. Rainier

June 17th, 2019|

Mt. Rainier was doing the National Park dance of the Seven Veils - a little peek here and there. By the time we hiked up Skyline trail, there was NO mountain.

CLUB Golf 2019

June 14th, 2019|

We've been title sponsors of this two day tournament for the last ten years, helping to raise money for Holly Ridge Children's Center, Seattle Children's Hospital and Diabetes Research Institute.  Along the way, we get [...]

Lady GaGa

June 9th, 2019|

This was not your "typical" Lady GaGa concert, if there is such a thing.  She's doing two separate concerts in Vegas - one pop (with thongs, robots and lasers) and one jazz.   This jazz concert [...]