I often say that nature is my holy place. When I’m stressed or sad about something, the easiest place for me to get centered, think, and pray is outside. I love going to the mountains because being surrounded by towering peaks and spiking evergreens… Continue Reading “Point No Point – Hansville, WA”
We bought our cute little cottage-like house in Port Orchard, Washington last October. Her insides were perfect and needed no updating, but the outside was in desperate need of some love. Seven months later, the work is 95% complete and I am so happy with the… Continue Reading “Before and after – the evolution of our property”
I’m at war. Wait, no… I’m being pursued… by the Indominus rex, while running in heels, while trying to talk on the phone, while carrying a dozen eggs. I’m exhausted. I’m trapped. I try evasive maneuvers, but my enemy is stronger, smarter, far more powerful.
I’ve been a salmon addict ever since I first started coming to Seattle for training and would eat at restaurants where I would get perfectly seared salmon filets. I relished the flavors – wood/fire smoke, lemon, that crunchy bite from the caramelization – bursting… Continue Reading “My favorite food on the planet”
Living in a place where the earth and the sky meet in the form of snow covered peaks has humbled me these past nine months. It’s impossible not to feel like you’re just one speck of dust on this grand earth when standing in a grove… Continue Reading “Mt. Rainier National Park – aka How we spent our Saturday morning”
Welcome to one of my new favorite places, Gold Creek Pond. Elevation 3000 feet and nearby to Snoqualmie Pass, which is one of the few ways to get to and from Seattle over the Cascade range. One of the most beautiful places I’ve seen… Continue Reading “Washington sights – Gold Creek Pond”
I really am going to get better at updating this blog. I’ve been neglecting it for months and I always have the best of intentions of updating it, but at the end of a long workday, I can barely keep my eyes open long… Continue Reading “I love Washington! Yay! New car! Yay! General Conference weekend! Yay! (Major update)”