Tony Robbins Unleash The Power Within

Tony Robbins is quite the coach, guru, motivational speaker, confidant, and truth sayer, plus showman and business man all rolled into one. His introductory Unleash The Power Within seminar is a 4 day spectacle that goes non-stop until late at night, diving into life priorities, decision making, making important […]

2019-04-15T22:41:55-07:00March 16, 2019|

Cross-country skiing and sledding on Whidbey Island

Whidbey Island was under snow for well over a week, which is a freakishly long time for the island. It’s unusual to get snow here, yet alone for it to hang around longer than the afternoon. We enjoyed the winter wonderland by cross-country skiing and sledding right from […]

2019-04-15T22:24:28-07:00February 10, 2019|

Seattle SR99 Tunnel and Alaskan Way Viaduct Bike Ride

The City of Seattle and the Cascade Bicycle Club organized a cool event for 12,000 bicyclists: They opened both levels of the new SR 99 Tunnel that goes along/under the Seattle waterfront, as well as the Alaskan Way Viaduct above that will be demolished soon. It provided a unique […]

2019-02-03T19:44:39-08:00February 3, 2019|

Cross-country skiing on Stevens Pass Nordic Center trails

The Stevens Pass ski resort has a Nordic Center with ski rentals, small cafe, and the entrance to a fun trail system of beginner, intermediate, and advanced cross-country ski trails. Most trails parallel each other out in the same general direction and also have frequent shortcuts between them. […]

2019-01-23T20:05:30-08:00January 19, 2019|

Beauty Among the Formations at Smith Rock State Park

Smith Rock State Park is a terrific destination for a 5 mile loop hike among beautiful rock formations along the Crooked River, all a short trip north of Bend, Oregon. Misery Ridge Trail goes in a steep switchback upwards, and unofficial trails to the very top beckon as well. […]

2019-01-09T22:58:43-08:00January 2, 2019|

Mt Bachelor Nordic Center Cross-Country Ski Trails

The Mt Bachelor ski resort includes a Nordic Center for cross-country skiers, with well groomed trails flowing through pretty forested countryside. The trail system includes beginner, intermediate, and advanced sections. The Nordic Center provides cross-country ski equipment rentals and lessons, if interested, and has plenty of hot chocolate […]

2019-01-09T21:46:05-08:00December 31, 2018|

26th Annual Gingerbread Village at Seattle Sheraton

Every year for the past 26 years, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) has hosted a fun competition between top local architecture firms and culinary teams. The goal: Make terrific sculptural representations of the year’s theme almost entirely from edible components, and gather optional donations from viewers for JDRF’s […]

2019-01-10T22:14:14-08:00December 27, 2018|