Category Archives: Travelogue

Fall of New England (Part 5)

Day 8 Driving across a bridge in Portland, ME we saw the waters of the Atlantic flowing into bays with factories and other commercial structures lining the shores.  Portland has a very blue collar feel.  We arrived at our destination … Continue reading

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Fall of New England (Part 4)

Day 5 Rain poured hard during our morning in Deerfield. This was another Airbnb stay and these hosts were more ‘hands off’. They had a two story home and we stayed downstairs in their basement. They showed us the amenities … Continue reading

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Fall of New England (Part 3)

Day 3: Richard (our gracious host from Day 2) was brimming with exciting sounding recommendations as we loaded up our rental Toyota Yaris car to leave East Providence. One especially stood out: taking a trip to Newport, RI. We drove … Continue reading

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Fall of New England (Day 2)

Before leaving Plymouth in the morning we found a park with a playground for Naomi to run around. The park was right on the Atlantic Ocean. Further across the channel was a strip of land. Beach sand rose up in … Continue reading

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Fall of New England (Day 1)

Little bits of anxiety started creeping in as I thought about Naomi having her first plane ride.  We were at Seatac Airport and Naomi was wrapped up in Michelle’s arms, her mouth gaping open.  Completely out but would this be … Continue reading

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September in Cannon Beach

The Oregon Coast will always have a foremost place in the recesses of my vacation memories. Growing up, the journey was done probably three or four times with my parents.  On a few of those occasions, we would end up in … Continue reading

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Parks and Recreation: Exploring Seattle Parks

**I started writing this post before the birth of my daughter, Naomi Rose and finished after her entrance into the world. Instead of hanging around the house and waiting for the birth of our first daughter and potentially going a … Continue reading

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