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Gene Coulon Memorial Beach Park

We haven’t been up to this park in years, but it’s a great place to stretch the legs, and get a bite to eat...

Dashpoint State Park

It’s not Grand Cayman, but this is one of the closest beaches to our home. At low tide, this beach stretches out quite far...

Federal Way Rhododendron Garden

Cold day, but we needed to get out and enjoy the rain free weather while it lasted. It’s been a pretty slow staycation, but...

Tacoma Waterfront

We spent the good part of the morning walking along the Tacoma waterfront before it got too crowded. These photos were shot with a...

Point Defiance Zoo Lights

Photography with a face mask and glasses is difficult to say the least! Normally, I really enjoy photography and try to take as many...

Penrose Point State Park

Day trip to a nearby state park. Nothing special photographically today, but had a nice hike anyways. Sony a7R IV and Zeiss Loxia 21mm...

Nadia’s 13th Birthday Weekend

Weird times – weird birthday parties. We did our best to make Nadia’s 13th memorable. Due to crowd restrictions, social distancing, etc., we were...

Anya’s 9th Birthday

Zookeeper’s hands on goat experience, the zoo, friends, and Pick Quick. Vanessa made a tie-dye birthday cupcake filled with Skittles. Shot with the Nikon...

High Rock Lookout

While a fairly short trail at 3.1 miles (round trip), it’s a bit steep at 1,300 feet in elevation gain. Eric, has done this...

Crystal Mountain Trail

This was the first time that we’ve been up to Crystal Mountain. It was a bit expensive to ride the gondola up, but worth...

Espresso Chalet in Gold Bar

Harry and the Hendersons merchandise, Costco treats, overpriced bad ice cream, espresso, and a view. My review? Meh out of 10. Only the ice...

This is American Life Now

Had the day off with the family to explore McKinley Park in Tacoma. It was a good chance to break in my new hiking...

East Moscow Mountain

We tried something new as a family today, we got up and out early. We, headed to the East Moscow Mountain Trail. It’s an...