The All-American Road Trip

One of my bucket list items is to one day go on The All-American Road Trip. I wanna go full throttle on the open road in a bright red 1965 Ford Mustang convertible: American flag bandanna around my head Rambo-style and a bald eagle hovering auspiciously in the periphery. Along the way I pass Peter…

States Visited in the USA

Airports don’t count ya’ll Alabama Alaska Arizona Arkansas California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Florida Georgia Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Kansas Kentucky Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Rhode Island South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee…

Go Curling

Ever since watching the 1998 Winter Olympics as a girl, I’ve wanted to try out Curling. So I was a little excited when, while at work, I received a meeting notice for a team-building activity at the Granite Curling Club of Seattle, which turns out to be a mere 3 miles from my house! Here…

Things to do in my twenties

I creep steadily towards my 28th birthday. Don’t worry, I’m not going to complain or say I feel old.¬†However, there are a few things that are on my to-do list that I think would be better done within the next two years than in my thirties or later because I doubt they will be as…

Go Dumpster Diving

My first experience with dumpster* diving happened, as I like to imagine it does for most people: in college. I was out one spring night with friends at a bar in downtown Bellingham, WA. My hipster friend Maia and I went outside to get some fresh air. We were laughing and talking when suddenly we…