My pumpkin needs were met this year by having a picture-perfect outing at a place called Hunter Farms. I’d never been before, but was assured it was a fantastic place. With little to no expectations for the day, except that I’d leave with a pumpkin and would probably go on a tractor ride, I set … More Hunter Farms
I want to live in a world where strangers can trust one another, where community pride is important because it means where you live is a safe place to play, and where local businesses are patronized more often (or newly discovered!) because of friendly gamers roaming the streets. … More Pokémon GO
Between songs Florence thanked us in her small, high, sweet voice. You can hear that she’s smiling, breathless with singing and dancing and happiness. Her shows are unlike any others I’ve been to. … More Florence + the Machine, 9/10/18
PAX. The Penny Arcade Expo. Began in 2004, and still going strong today. The last one I attended was in 2014, and the anticipation for this year built until I felt fit to explode. I mean, it may as well have been Christmas Eve! On Friday night (August 31st) I was so excited I thought I … More PAX West 2018
Ah, Disneyland. The Happiest Place on Earth, haven of dreams coming true, where princesses roam and the imagination comes to life. We went last month for Rachel’s 30th birthday and I want to tell you all about it! A lot of ground was covered in only two days in the parks, so this post is … More Disneyland!
A big goal for this year was to drive to North Cascades National Park so we could finally cross the third park in Washington off our list (Mt. Rainier National Park and Olympic National Park being the other two). … More First Visit – Diablo Lake
After a three hour drive we found The Fernie Brae on the corner of a city intersection. It was properly magical on the outside, with a small garden, rock pathway, and large metal sculptures of fantastical creatures hanging around the porch. … More The Fernie Brae – Day Trip to Portland