Chihuly Garden and Glass, Seattle WA

I love blown glass!  My husband and I have three blown pieces of art glass at home sitting on our fireplace mantle, which I absolutely adore.  I love their vibrant colors of bright tangerine orange, teal blue, and lime green.  I admire their bold shapes and movement in their form.  They are so … [Read more...]

Pike Place Market in Seattle

My son and I were off again on college tours over Easter Break…Washington!  We had a great time visiting Seattle and were lucky enough to be there on two partially sunny days!  When in Seattle, and if you are a foodie like me, you must visit Pike Place Market, which is located right downtown on the … [Read more...]

Mama’s Fish House Restaurant

This past March my husband and I went on a mini vacation to Maui.  It is always a treat to escape the cold of the mainland during winter and soak up some warm sunshine.  We love Maui, as I am sure all of you do.  We were fortunate to be able to have seen the Humpback Whales swimming in the channel … [Read more...]

Truckee California

On my recent February ski trip to Lake Tahoe, my friends and I made a stop in Truckee.  Truckee is located right off Interstate 80 (aka California 89) on the east side of Donner Pass in the Sierras.  Truckee is about 45 minutes west of Reno, Nevada. … [Read more...]

Northstar Lake Tahoe

I love to ski!  I get excited when the first snowfall of the winter begins….it means swishing down the slopes is close behind.  Along with most Californians, my family and I enjoy Lake Tahoe year round.  We have a family home in Lake Tahoe where we have shared many happy memories with family and … [Read more...]

Fly Fishing in Montana

In June, my family and I went on our annual vacation.  Each year we rotate who selects where we will go on the trip.  This year was my son’s turn and he selected Yellowstone National Park.  As a family, we also decided to go fly fishing in the southwest corner of Montana since it was so close to … [Read more...]