We had planned to spend the weekend before Thanksgiving on Lopez Island with my family, who had been scheduled to fly in from Minnesota. As many of us have done this year, and especially this fall, we made the tough decision to cancel the trip to reduce our risk of contracting or spreading Covid-19.
The past few months have shown us how resilient the human spirit, how powerful our communities are, and just how beautiful our backyard is. Just a couple of hours up North from seattle, Whidbey and camano island is one such beautiful getaway from Seattle.
To build upon our gradual, mindful return to favorite locales around the PNW, we recently spent a night […]
In light of COVID health/safety precautions, we know that even local travel is a divisive topic right now. Recently we’ve dipped our toe in some nearby explorations, trying to discover if there are ways to travel responsibly and respectfully this fall.
We’ve been so impressed to see the innovation and determination propelling citywide restaurants through this challenging moment in time. (*Read to the end of this piece for an enlightening chat with some local small business owners.)
With these soaring temps as of late, we’re feeling drawn toward the rejuvenating water. Here are a few ways to celebrate the wonderful parts of this (very strange) summer that thankfully have not been cancelled:
While we’re looking for ways to satisfy that deep wander-bug, there is still some time before we can safely travel across the world. For now, here are some stunning wines crafted in Oregon that will give you a taste of Europe.
Although Earth Day has come and gone, this current homebound era of slowing down has allowed us to truly plug into all the riches of our natural world.
Vashon Island is admittedly a quirky place, yet there are several reasons we keep going back for more. First of all, it’s so conveniently close, meaning Vashon is the perfect destination for a partial day getaway or an easy overnight.
I’ve been finding myself saying “we need to do this more often,” to my husband recently. We have lived in Seattle for a little over three years, and this was the year I wanted to prioritize visiting “The Islands.”