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.)
While we’re very aware there are much more important things going on in our country and world this summer, we are finding small joys wherever we can. We thought we’d share a few of our latest discoveries and tips. (But also, while we’re at it, this is a good time to make sure you’re registered to vote and to buy some stamps from the USPS!)
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:
The days and weeks are beginning to blend together, yet we’re finding small joys to keep our spirits buoyed as we continue to practice social distancing. We hope you’ll like some of these suggestions, too:
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.
As January chugs along, we’re having fun testing soothing products, trying out new apps and finding uplifting events (listed toward the article’s end) that speak to the wellness theme so often associated with this first month of the year.
We hear buzz of a big game this weekend for Seahawks fans, so we thought we’d offer some tips—whether you’re into the action or simply along for the good food and people that often accompany viewing parties.