Sailing in Elliott Bay

Friday after work we met our friends Charlie and Liz down at Pier 66 on the Seattle waterfront for a chartered sunset sailing excursion, courtesy of Brian’s parents who gave us a gift… Continue reading

A weekend around town

What was rumored to be a cold and rainy weekend here in Seattle ended up being pretty lovely, so Brian and I took full advantage! Saturday afternoon I met some of my work… Continue reading

Riding the Idaho rapids

This past weekend, we visited Idaho for the second time since being out here in Seattle and it was just as spectacular as the first, but this time we got to make the… Continue reading

Chinook Pass ski trip

Refusing to accept our Mt. Bachelor excursion as the last day of the ski season, Brian and a friend from work drove through the newly opened Chinook Pass for a little hiking/skiing adventure.… Continue reading

Memorial Day in Bend

After hearing fabulous tales from just about everyone, we decided to finally pay a visit to Bend, Oregon over Memorial weekend. It was everything we were promised: an outdoor enthusiast’s playground, a beer… Continue reading

David and Grace get married!

Another successful Engleson wedding! We had a blast visiting St. Louis for the first time (add Missouri to my list of visited states) to celebrate with the whole family! We arrived Friday afternoon… Continue reading

A lovely weekend in May

In this long overdue post, I’ll fill you in on a delightful weekend Brian and I had back in May. First, we celebrated Shirley’s birthday with Jeri and Bob¬†at The Keg Steakhouse¬†– Shirley’s… Continue reading

Traut/Carbone reunion in Seattle!

A few weeks ago, we were so fortunate to have both sets of parents and Peggy come out to visit us! Luckily, we had the most amazing weather the entire time they were… Continue reading

Easter at the lake

To kick off Easter weekend, Brian and I met downtown for happy hour at Dahlia Lounge followed closely by a second round at Lola – both are Tom Douglas restaurants and both were… Continue reading

A day on the slopes; a night at the movies

After a great work trip to Minneapolis for some planning meetings with my fabulous frolleagues, I continued the fun into the weekend back in Washington. On Saturday, Brian and I went skiing at… Continue reading