Each moment of the year has its own beauty. ~ Ralph Waldo Emerson This week the PNW is going to have triple digit heat indexes with excessive heat warnings and fire danger. I can tell your jealous of this weather forecast. Apparently, the maple tree in our front yard is paying no attention to the…Read more The First Signs of Autumn
Follow no path. Make your own. The past few weeks, we've been doing shorter journeys to practice maneuvers and get comfortable with Ulysses. This weekend, we wanted to get an idea of what a longer road trip would feel like. We plan to avoid freeways when possible, but that won't always be an option. Yesterday,…Read more Off Roading
I like people that smile when it's raining. This morning I woke up to overcast skies. The weather forecast predicted cooler temps, but it was almost chilly. When I walked outside, I was pleasantly surprised by mist. Yes, mist. Summers in the PNW typically don't see much or any precipitation. Your grass turns brown and…Read more The Mist
Cats are like music, it's foolish to try to explain their worth to those who don't appreciate them. Around the holidays, I often treat the kitties with some Rad Cat in their all time favorite flavor, lamb. Naturally, I decided that was a better treat for July 4th, Jaws day, than purchasing fireworks. The kitties…Read more Game of Bowls
Life is like a ten speed bicycle. Most of us have gears we never use. ~ Charles M Schulz Today, our Ulysses adventure took us at top speed. It's exhilarating! Our goal was to get in some freeway speeds to simulate what a longer road trip would be like. We're still doing shorter journeys to…Read more Ulysses at Speed
"You go in the cage. Cage goes in the water. Shark’s in the water." Quint We celebrate our favorite July 4th movie, Jaws, the entire month of July. This year, I'm especially excited to join in the Shark Bite II KAL. The KAL kicks off on July 23. Since I decided to pass on Stage…Read more Shark Attack!
Wilderness is not a luxury but necessity of the human spirit. ~Edward Abbey Over the weekend, the British Hubby and I had our first outdoor adventure on Ulysses. We only made a few wrong turns before finding our destination, the historical Coal Creek. Here you can see the remaining foundation from the Coal Creek Hotel that…Read more Historical Picnic