Fall Colors at Paradise

Running away to the mountains is almost always a good idea, especially if it is a gorgeous blue-sky fall Sunday. Kirk and I took Walker and Alistaire to Paradise at Mount Rainier National Park, to catch the fall colors. So much color. The orange,…

Local Hiking In Fall

In late summer and early fall, sometimes life is so rushed. All my boys are in some form of school this year (although the youngest is only 2 days a week for 3 hours each time…), so if the weather is great, I try…

Fall Coming to NW Trek

The weather forecast said rain all day, so we had decided to not head to the mountains to hike. Instead, we took the boys to NW Trek, which is a PNW institute, part zoo, part wildlands, part park. In the end we had perfect…