Archive of posts tagged "usa"

3 Ways to Enjoy Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory


Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 — 11:46am PDT
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Paddling a river to a spectacular waterfall, cooking up foraged ingredients on a farm with locals, and putting our Gore-Tex to the test in a mountain rain forest in the Pacific Northwest at the base of a volcano. John and I spent the last shoulder season discovering three sides of Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory, where […]

Seattle Museum Month 2017


Tuesday, January 24th, 2017 — 5:38am PDT
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I love museums. I love museums so much that for our 10 year anniversary trip to Massachusetts we went to the Concord Museum and on my birthday this year we went to the National Motorcycle Museum while visiting family in Iowa. Given that our neighbors to the south are celebrating a whole month worth of […]

Using CityPass in Chicago


Monday, October 17th, 2016 — 11:37am PDT
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You can really get spoiled with a CityPass in Chicago. Front of the line access to popular attractions and no admission fee when you’ve got your CityPass ticket in hand. There’s even a red carpet rolled out at the Art Institute of Chicago, which added to the VIP experience. I recently enjoyed my first trip […]

Veranda Beach Resort on Lake Osoyoos


Tuesday, September 6th, 2016 — 11:13am PDT
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I tip toed across the sun room to the screen door, where I smacked my flip flops down onto the entrance’s paver stones. Unlatching the gate on the white picket fence that surrounded the cottage, I made my way up Veranda Drive to pick up our vehicle from its parking spot. The sun was rising […]

Coast to Midwest Road Trip with the Honda Pilot


Monday, June 13th, 2016 — 10:46am PDT
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This spring, John and I did a Midwest road trip with the Honda Pilot. Our destination was his niece’s high school graduation in his hometown in Eastern Iowa, and our the overall goal of our journey was to introduce me to other Bollwitt family members that I haven’t met yet — in 10 years of […]