• South of the Border

    We tried a bit of a different vacation this year. Headed out of the gloomy skies of Spokane to Puerto Vallarta Mexico for a week in the sun and warmth. The... Read more

    Posted on 20 January 2014 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Bayview Eagles

    Its a tradition that every New Year's Day we go visit the eagles in Idaho that come there to eat off the salmon. they are usually only there about a month... Read more

    Posted on 02 January 2014 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • After Race, Clean up and a Nice Dinner My Race Partner Ne...

    After Race, Clean Nice Dinner Race Partner Ne...

    after race, clean up and a nice dinner my race partner needed to rest I got restless so I went for a walk. Yeah I know i just did 21 miles I must be insane but... Read more

    Posted on 04 October 2013 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Monterey Aquarium

    Monterey Aquarium

    while in Monterey for the big sur 21 miler we had time to go to the aquarium. I haven't been there since i was a small child. And loved it then and it didn't... Read more

    Posted on 02 October 2013 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Big Sur 21 Miler


    Going back in time a bit since I wasn't blogging much for a few months earlier this year. My big race, the one I trained for since January till April was a... Read more

    Posted on 29 September 2013 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • North Cascade Highway

    North Cascade Highway

    getting from eastern Washington to western Washington is easily done if you take the interstate but it is much more beautiful if you take the long way. Read more

    Posted on 27 September 2013 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Chihuly at the Musuem of Glass

    Chihuly Musuem Glass

    Dale chihuly helped create the museum of glass and much of his work is displayed here. he is an amazing artist and I am sure you have seen many of pieces. the... Read more

    Posted on 25 September 2013 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Museum of Glass

    Museum Glass

    Since we were over on that side of the state we decided a stop at the museum of glass in tacoma would be nice. It really is a cool place to see art by many... Read more

    Posted on 23 September 2013 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Run for Your Lives

    Your Lives

    so for my birthday I asked to do a 3 mile obstacle run that is called run for your lives. This was held at an orv park outside of Olympia. Not only is it an... Read more

    Posted on 21 September 2013 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Olympia


    For my birthday I asked for one thing to do a mud run obstacle race in Olympia with a catch. the catch I will save for the next posttoday are sights from... Read more

    Posted on 19 September 2013 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Sunset to Say Goodbye

    Sunset Goodbye

    every Friday at the Hawaiian Hilton they have a great firework show. And we fortunately were staying right next door. the beaches in Hawaii are open to... Read more

    Posted on 18 September 2013 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Oahu Almost Home

    Oahu Almost Home

    just some miscellaneous shots from around Oahumy favorite bird a Brazilian cardinalthey looked like little heartsthe queenand of course the kingHonolulu by... Read more

    Posted on 16 September 2013 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Oahu - North Shore

    Oahu North Shore

    Spent about a half a day on a tour of the north shore of Oahuloved this Buddhist temple with the mountain backdrop it seemed so peacefulthis was the best pictur... Read more

    Posted on 14 September 2013 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Oahu - Diamond Head

    Oahu Diamond Head

    well back on land after 7 days in our floating hotel. we spent the night before the cruise and the night after the cruise at the military hotel hale koa. WOW... Read more

    Posted on 12 September 2013 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Kauai - Na Pali Coastline

    Kauai Pali Coastline

    then it was time to leave but the ship had one detour that was so worth it. Many people took helicopter rides to see it while we were docked but it was just as... Read more

    Posted on 10 September 2013 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Kauai - Luau

    Kauai Luau

    I debated on this and finally decide oh what the heck lets do it we may never get back here. It was the fourth of July so we were also going to go to the... Read more

    Posted on 08 September 2013 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Kauai - Waimea Canyon

    Kauai Waimea Canyon

    Hailed as the grand canyon of the Pacific we decided it needed to be on our list of places to see. the ride up we stopped at a small place that had a blow hole... Read more

    Posted on 06 September 2013 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Kauai


    loved the port of kauai so beautifuland the tug boat met us with its fire hoses going and twirling aroundand we got a rainbow to great us as welljust outside... Read more

    Posted on 04 September 2013 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Kona - Snorkeling and Kayaking

    Kona Snorkeling Kayaking

    me on my first ever kayak and snorkeling trip. this I shall rememberfirst off these are all taken with a new little point and shoot that I am really liking. Read more

    Posted on 02 September 2013 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY
  • Hawaii Flowers and Plant Life

    Hawaii Flowers Plant Life

    decided to do a post with mostly flowers and plant lifethese were spotted in Hana on Mauii would have thought i would see more butterflies but this one of only ... Read more

    Posted on 31 August 2013 DIARIES, PHOTOGRAPHY