Month: January 2016

Yaquina Head Outstanding Natural Area

For as long as I’ve known him, my husband has been fascinated with lighthouses. For as long as I have been breathing, I’ve been drawn by the ocean. It’s no wonder that annual trips to the Oregon Coast… Read More

On Being A Foster Mom

You know those people you hear about? The ones with the bleeding hearts? That’s me. At least when it comes to dogs and canine rescue. In 2009 I adopted Jordy from an organization on Vancouver Island. He is… Read More

Visiting Alcatraz Island

San Francisco is a city of icons: the Golden Gate Bridge, Pier 39, the Transamerica Pyramid, Chinatown, and, perhaps most infamously, Alcatraz Island. Since the island’s first official use in 1854, it has been many things. One thing… Read More