Weekend Getaway: Bainbridge Island

Weekend Getaway: Bainbridge Island

[Part of my Weekend Getaway series.] If I lived in Seattle, I’d want to live on one of the islands. There’s something magical about them. I love the thought of having to take a ferry into work each day. And having a home that has an incredible view, where the water...
Weekend Getaway: Seattle (or more specifically, The Spheres)

Weekend Getaway: Seattle (or more specifically, The Spheres)

[Part of my Weekend Getaway series.] I first went to Seattle back in the late 1990s. My husband was there for a photography seminar, so I tagged along with my toddler daughter. When we decided to move up here to the Pacific Northwest to slow travel, I was anxious to...
Weekend Getaway: Rogue Valley

Weekend Getaway: Rogue Valley

[Part of my Weekend Getaway series.] A while back, I wrote a post on spending a weekend in Oregon Wine Country. I mentioned we had joined a new program introduced in Oregon in 2018 called WineryHuntOregon, and we were taking full advantage of it. I’ve loved every...
Weekend Getaway: Victoria

Weekend Getaway: Victoria

[Part of my Weekend Getaway series.] One of the most difficult parts of leaving your old life behind is saying goodbye to the friends you’ve made. Luckily we have friends who like to travel as much as we do. Every year, we pack our bags and meet for a long weekend to...
Weekend Getaway: Oregon Wine Country

Weekend Getaway: Oregon Wine Country

[Part of my Weekend Getaway series.] In 2003, I fell in love with Tuscany. Under The Tuscan Sun filled the big screen, and I started daydreaming about what it would be like to live in wine country. The movie made it seem so romantic. Tuscany is the central region in...
Weekend Getaway: Leavenworth Washington

Weekend Getaway: Leavenworth Washington

  [Part of my Weekend Getaway series.] When my husband and I were trying to decide what to do for our anniversary this year, we played with lots of ideas. A week in California? A week in Hawaii? Back to Mexico for a week? And while I’m ready to jump at any travel...
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