08/4/15
Endless summer

Endless Summer

Our Endless Summer

I call the place I live the damp coast for a reason.  It rains.  A lot.

Winter is wet, Spring is wet.  June is wet.  We like to call it June-uary.

Normally our summers start in July, if we’re lucky.  August can be dodgy; September and October are cool but usually lovely.  I remember one November where it rained for 20 days solid.

But this year the sun started shining in April.  And it hasn’t stopped since.

Something has changed.  This year we are having an endless summer. Continue reading

09/15/14
La Conner Pink Sneaker Planters

Road Trip – La Conner, WA

Road Trip Time!

Destination:  La Conner, WA

Day 1 

So after the big 51, I decided to get outta dodge.

But where to go? The possibilities were endless but, alas, the funds were not. So it had to be quick and cheap.  There was a trip to Palm Springs for $700 for 5 days but I didn’t really fancy frying in the desert by myself for 5 days.

In the end, it was an overnighter to La Conner, WA.  Why?  I’d never been there and it seemed like a nice quiet place to chill out. Continue reading