Category Archive: north america

Hiking to Winchester Mountain Lookout Near Mt. Baker

Every year around my birthday I try to take a solo trip somewhere. I’ve been doing this for so many years and it’s such a great way to enter a new year –… Continue reading

Hanna & Rob’s Wedding Weekend in Hood River

I spent an incredible fall weekend in Hood River, Oregon, for the wedding of my dear friend Hanna and her man Rob-Rob. The setting was amazing – it was prime time for fall… Continue reading

Seattle Sunset at Peak Park

Sunsets are like fires. Easy to stare at and get lost in, except with more colors and vastness and sense of space. In Seattle in autumn we get some fiery skies, and last… Continue reading

A Hike to Navaho Peak

Set off on a mini-adventure this past weekend. Drove east to Cle Elum to do an overnight hike at Stafford Creek / Navaho Pass. This was a solo mission, just me and my… Continue reading

Lindsay & Kevin Montana Wedding

Road-tripped out to Flathead Lake, Montana, to celebrate the marriage of two dear friends – Lindsay and Kevin! Highlights included: * seeing these guys tie the knot and cruise away in a 007-style… Continue reading

New Years in McCall, Idaho

For New Years, my boyfriend and I drove 10 hours through the night to join a friend and his family in McCall, Idaho. My high school friend Kerry came up to meet as… Continue reading

Back in the Virgin Islands

Back in 2001 I moved to the Virgin Islands on a whim… Unsure what I wanted to do in life but knowing that I couldn’t follow my friends’ footsteps of banker/lawyer/Manhattan living, I… Continue reading

Escape to Whidbey Island

End of September we were lucky enough to be invited along with six other friends to a house up in Whidbey. Two hours from Seattle this is one of my favorite places around… Continue reading