A breakfast conversation at Heceta Head Lighthouse inspires examination of whether access to nature is helping save the planet… or not.
Sasquatch is my friend. I don’t know him in the way that he comes to my house and eats dinner with me, but he’s with me in spirit. I have a 4×6 postcard depicting him walking in the forest, weaving around rich green trees. He sits near my computer — looking at me with piercing…
Reflections on a climb to the summit of Mt. Rainier, and the learnings around humility that would inspire me 10 years later.
How the curated conversation of the Hibulb Cultural Center offers an engaging way to learn and remember on this 4th of July celebration.
A trip to the Zamwalt Prairie near Joseph, Oregon reminds me of early formative learnings about quiet contemplation in nature.
Like the winding Route 26, a restaurant experience at Tiger Town Brewing in a Central Oregon hamlet takes interesting turns through diverse terrain.
The twisting path of an inspiring bonsai museum brings to life a Mother’s Day message of gratitude and one large looming question about legacy.
What happens when the excitement to “see it all” mixes into a “bucket list” outing to the Painted Hills in Oregon?
What happens when “the call” to explore comes and the conditions are less than perfect to answer? Follow this account of a blustery beach hike.
All the promises of Spring are alive on a day trip to Shark Valley, in Everglades National Park.
Tory Island is a wild wonder, nine miles off the rugged coast of Donegal in Ireland. This article pays homage to the magical rock and my Irish ancestors.
A blog about love and nature. Mother Nature is our biggest Valentine, so head outside and take a look around to find that love is in the air.
This Airbnb Superhost has different feelings about a broken giraffe and all the bustle 12 months into the pandemic. Follow along for his reflections on a year without foreign visitors.
A day trip across the Salish Sea to Bremerton reveals questions and answers about life on the precipice of a monumental week in the USA.
What do travel and the transition from 2020 to 2021 have in common? Do they both offer us a portal to a new world?
Inspiration from Winter Solstice towards more light in the year to come, including reflection on the bright stars above at nighttime.
Water is the healing element of Fall. Let Silver Falls State Park in Oregon inspire cleansing away all that needs to go in 2020.
It’s easy to think about going home for the holidays, what was does HOME really mean — especially in the time of a pandemic?
Reflection on a travel journey to the birthplace of Taoism, in China, and all that comes with celebrating the little things while being open to “The Way.”
What happens when a travel writer tests out a Tesla Model S for a road trip around rural Whidbey Island? Tune in for reflections of electric vehicle travel in the Pacific Northwest.