Travels 2016: From Mickey Mouse to Lewis and Clark, trips took us beyond the Midwest

Our 2016 travels took us to 12 states, nine of them in the Midwest. With a daughter now living in the Pacific Northwest, annual trips to the region have become the norm. And with Lisa and me attending travel conferences, opportunities to visit other states arise. Lisa found herself at Disney World this year. Lisa […]

Washington’s state capitol highlights Olympia visit

Washington’s state capitol has withstood three major earthquakes. A sign of the strong base of government in Olympia? Actually, a brilliant design by the architects, who designed the capitol building in 1922. The 42nd state’s capitol has been located Olympia – about an hour south of Seattle on Interstate 5 – since the state was […]

Washington road trip: Olympia and Tacoma

Since we were going to be in the Seattle area for a week, Lisa and I thought it might be fun to explore the area outside of the city. Since Mallory had meetings all week at work, we planned short day trips. We combined Olympia and Tacoma for an enjoyable day out of the city. […]

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