July 27th, 2018


As I start this post I am back in Seattle and will head to my hotel this afternoon. I catch a plane tomorrow morning to go back to KS again. My day as it unfolds: Until then I am starting out in the Capitol Hill station getting ready to get back on the light rail. … Continue reading July 27th, 2018

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May 4th, 2018


Today's adventure is a trip to Victoria, BC on the MV Coho out of Port Angeles, WA. I am excited to finally go over and check out Victoria. I plan on finding some poutine and giving this classic Canadian dish a taste. Cheese curds and gravy over fries - how can you go wrong? And … Continue reading May 4th, 2018

April 25th, 2018


A while back I picked up a jar of something called PB2. It is dried peanut butter. Now before you start going "ewwwww" or laughing or perhaps even thinking I am a bit off (well, maybe two out of three...), it is really pretty good and made a pretty good PB&J. It is not the … Continue reading April 25th, 2018

Europe – Day 12 – February 5th, 2018: One Last Time…Amsterdam, The Netherlands


Unfortunately our Winter European Tour 2018 is winding down. We have just one more night before we head back across the pond tomorrow afternoon. I know Jim is anxious to get back home to his family; as for me, I would like to stay longer. As it is working out, though, not long after my … Continue reading Europe – Day 12 – February 5th, 2018: One Last Time…Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Europe – Day 7 – January 31st, 2018: London, England and Brussels, Belgium


That's right...back to the Continent today. We got up and went back to the bakery I went to yesterday and grabbed a fresh croissant with ham and cheese, coffee, and another piece of raspberry torte. Our train was not until this afternoon so we took in a bus ride and did some more sightseeing before … Continue reading Europe – Day 7 – January 31st, 2018: London, England and Brussels, Belgium

Europe – Day 2 – January 26th, 2018: Amsterdam, The Netherlands


As you can see, Amsterdam is quite a forward-thinking progressive place. It's a young, vibrant, accepting and awesome place. It's got a laid-back energy and relaxing vibe that is quite pleasant. After a good night of sleep it's off to explore some more. Between our schedule and the time changes it caught up with us … Continue reading Europe – Day 2 – January 26th, 2018: Amsterdam, The Netherlands