Washington State Wine Country!

Washington State Wine Country!

We recently made a trip to Eastern Washington to take in The Great Prosser Balloon Rally in late September.  This annual event coincides with the harvest of the grapes involving thousands of acres of vines.  Dozens of huge hot air balloons are launched on Friday,...
Summer at Whistler with Grandkids!

Summer at Whistler with Grandkids!

Every year, my daughter and I take her boys on some sort of adventure.   This year it was to Whistler, British Columbia – home of the 2010 Winter Olympics.   And while you expect some fabulous improvements to this winter venue after the big games, the town has...
Fort William to Inverness – The Great Glen

Fort William to Inverness – The Great Glen

A recent visit to Scotland found us traveling from Fort William to Inverness along the great glen.  We drove up the west side of Scotland through Dumfries, Ayr (a very cool town!) and spent about 5 minutes in Glasgow.  After being in the countryside with the sheep,...