Tag Archives: vacation

Great Wolf Lodge & a Great Daddy Day

An islander treat is to board first on the ferry, park on deck front and center a true vehicle sailing, rope gate just beyond our windshield a mainland drive over Fir Island, where Olive was born to where Betty and Lucy were born on Whidbey Island I walked across Deception Bridge where tide-powered driftwood swirled […]

Weekending {Welcomed, Thankful}

I am here, now, in this space so crisp and clear.  I’ve dreamed of it for about three months.  Yes, I’ve dreamed of this space, the visual of clearing off a cluttered desk with the quick westward swipe of an arm.  I’m in love, here.

Shaw Island, 2011

It’s amazing to think Luke and I ever backpacked deep into mountains and carried everything on our alright his back when you see our black pickup filled to brim with five people and one giant dog to camp 7.8 miles away on a neighboring island. Our first camping experience here was with Olive ripe in […]

Island Tidings: Florida, 2011 & A Giveaway

Island Tidings: pictures and prose about our recent adventures on and off our tiny islandGiveaway!I could not have allowed my Icelandic-skinned little lady to go out into Florida’s sharp sun without her beloved bonnet.  I wish I made it, wish I could take all the credit for the color choice, brilliance in design and exceptional form […]

The East Coast, A to Z.

Somewhere in between a road trip for a Montana wedding, two children starting school, a house addition, back to school’s first sickness and a newly written ten-minute play, I found time to come here. Here. Finally. It’s been a while. I’ve been getting up at six a.m. and I’m not a morning person. Bacon, coffee […]