The Pretty Trails Of Lake Wilderness Arboretum

The Pretty Trails Of Lake Wilderness Arboretum

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Having a dry morning, I got the kids dressed and took them on a rambling through a local park, in our town of Maple Valley. Kirk and I got married in this arboretum, yet I realized it had been far too many years since I walked the trails that wind through it. But that is […]

Spring Hiking In The Local Woods

Spring Hiking In The Local Woods

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So much nice weather this past few days! I couldn’t stay inside and waste it. Saturday I took all 3 boys and we walked on the local Green to Cedar River trail, with walker and Alistaire leading – A few tunnels always makes wee ones happy. Especially if you make choo-choo noises Flowers everywhere, so […]

New Year Day Hiking: Cedar Creek Park

New Year Day Hiking: Cedar Creek Park

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Waking up to sunny skies on New Year’s Day – and it not being overly cold – got us talking about what to do with our day…at 11 am. Apparently having 3 kids has led us down that path. Late-hour hikers. It seemed the perfect day to check out the new regional park, Cedar Creek […]

A Walk To Ruby Beach

A Walk To Ruby Beach

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The previous weekend we took the boys to one of our favorite winter spots, Kalaloch Lodge, on the Olympic Peninsula. After having fantastic storms all weekend, it cleared Sunday morning for a few hours and we ventured out to Ruby Beach before we headed home. Ruby Beach is one of my favorite beaches. It sits […]