The Mountains Are Calling: Olympic National Park

A Look at Washington State’s Three National Parks Author’s Note: This is part III in a three-part series. Read more on my account of Mount Rainier National Park and North Cascades National Park. Having lived in Seattle my whole life, I often reflect on what makes this place so special and why I haven’t ventured away. … [Read more…]

The Mountains Are Calling: North Cascades National Park

A Look at Washington State’s Three National Parks Author’s Note: This is part II in a three-part series. Read more on my account of Mount Rainier National Park. Having lived in Seattle my whole life, I often reflect on what makes this place so special and why I haven’t ventured away. If I had to … [Read more…]

The Mountains Are Calling: Mount Rainier National Park

A Look at Washington State’s Three National Parks Author’s Note: This is part one in a three-part series. As a Seattle local who has lived here my whole life, I often find myself reflecting on what it is that has made me stay all these years. I think the answer becomes most obvious when I’ve … [Read more…]

Hikes for Little Legs

One of the things I love most about living in the PNW (aka Pacific Northwest, for those not in the know) is the close proximity to nature. Water, mountains, forests, beaches – we have it all. When my daughter was born about a year and a half ago, I was so excited that she was … [Read more…]