Ganga um Ísland! (Hiking in Iceland!)

Summer in the Pacific Northwest

June 15th, 2017|

The weather was a mixed bag, but we golfed, saw great theater, concerts, baseball and happily chowed down on the salmon as we traveled through Washington and Oregon.  

Pebble Beach

May 30th, 2017|

Widely regarded as one of the most beautiful courses in the world, Pebble Beach, built in 1919, hugs the rugged coastline and has wide open views of the Pacific Ocean.  The U.S. Open has been hosted here [...]

You say you want an Evolution?

May 10th, 2017|

Well, you know - we all want to change the world.   In this case it's a revolutionary new program by Evolution Aircraft in Redmond, OR that allows us to participate in building our own [...]

Coeur d’Alene

May 1st, 2017|

Home to the native American Coeur d'Alene tribe, and a beautiful city in Idaho.

Washington State DAR Convention

April 30th, 2017|

The Daughters of the American Revolution is a US women’s service organization dedicated to promoting historic preservation, genealogy, education, and honoring the patriots of the Revolutionary War.  We were nominated for and awarded a Washington [...]

Golfing in Phoenix and Santa Monica

April 24th, 2017|

Time FORE golf and seeing friends and family, too.  

Hip Hip Ouray!

April 17th, 2017|

We hiked both Mesa Verde and Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Parks, as well as the Perimeter Trail in Ouray.  The clothing optional hot springs are just a mental picture, thank you.   [...]

Wandering in Wyoming

April 12th, 2017|

Red Reflet Ranch is one of our favorite places in Wyoming!  They're continually racking up "dude ranch" awards, and we loved being there with Michèle and the boys.  

Supporting Boys & Girls Clubs in Seattle

March 16th, 2017|

Our annual fundraiser was amazing, because we met Steve Pemberton, who climbed out of a foster care system that had forgotten about him, and became a success against all odds.  In 2015, Pemberton was awarded the [...]

Saying Goodbye to Tahoe

March 11th, 2017|

With mixed feelings, we said goodbye to Tahoe.  We, along with Dan and Vicki, Jim Foster and a couple of local guys, spent the last three days there, moving, hauling to the dump, cleaning and [...]

Braving the Amazon

February 27th, 2017|

We were definitely out of our comfort zone, regularly surprised by new sights, sounds and smells.   Our guides were incredibly talented at both listening and mimicking bird and monkey calls.

Getting Native in the Amazon

February 26th, 2017|

We tied up to a different jungle riverbank every night, and had lots of interaction with real Amazonians.   Villages are small, and tightly knit.  They seemed content.  We didn't hear any whiny kids.