We found a heightened cultural awareness and sensitivity for the Native peoples of the Pacific Northwest as we traveled through British Columbia.
Parks & Preserves
Driving the Canadian Rockies Delivers Beauty at Every Turn
Our week in the Canadian Rockies was painted in an ombré of breathtaking blues.
Fried Biscuits & Apple Butter with Chef Seamus
Nothing says “Fall in Indiana” like fried biscuits and apple butter! Ken and I teamed up with our grandson, Seamus, to serve some up for a Sunday breakfast.
Olympic National Park Scores Gold!
Two days on the Olympic Pennisula had us begging for more. Lake Crescent, Hoh Rainforest, and Ruby Beach offered beautiful, often breathtaking scenery, diverse terrain, and perfect hikes for our motley crew of five ranging from 5 to 70 years old.
Seeking a Peek of the Peak
Mount Rainier is elusive, and weather is tricky. If you’re hoping to see the mountain top during a summer visit to Mount Rainier National Park, choose when you’d like to visit, then hope for the best!
Spring Break with Grandchildren at Indiana’s Clifty Falls State Park
A spring break visit to Clifty Falls State Park in Madison, Indiana was a fun day of discovery for our first grade and second grade grandchildren.
Looking for Spring at Indiana’s McCormick’s Creek State Park
I love spring in southern Indiana, and I’m SO glad it’s finally arrived! When I learned about the Indiana State Nature Program, I thought it might be the perfect way to jump into the season and shake the dust off, get some exercise, and have some fun while we used our Indiana Master Naturalist training.