Posts Tagged: travel

Hunting chanterelles in Canada

Hunting chanterelles in the forest of Canada was only one of the interesting activities of Day Three of our vacation in British Columbia. I see the men off for their fishing adventure, which consists of me bumbling into the kitchen for hugs and more hugs and then falling back into bed. I sleep extraordinarily well… Read more »

Picking huckleberries in #Canada #tobytravels

Picking huckleberries in Canada is one of life’s profound joys. But I get ahead of myself. Mike has been restless and prowling like a caged tiger since we arrived, dying to go fishing and exploring even as I dig deeper into the quiet: into resting, reading, writing, and gazing out at the water, hoping for… Read more »

#Traveling to Canada from Maui #tobytravels

We are traveling to Prince Rupert, Canada, to house swap with a family there, and thinking to be as direct as possible, we took a red eye on Air Canada from Maui to Vancouver. I was grateful for two things: 1) I didn’t faint. I’ve had a situation develop in the last few years where… Read more »

Olympic National Park, Day 27-28 #MikeandTobyTravels

We headed for Olympic National Park and cut our time short on Lopez Island for two reasons: 1) to distract me from getting too sad over saying goodbye to the kids, who needed to return to their lives in California as of Sunday afternoon, and 2) to get more time to see the Olympic National… Read more »

On getting lost. #MikeandTobyTravels

Getting lost isn’t fun, but the thing about adventure is that you can’t just have the pleasant parts. Adventure, by definition, involves risk. Sometimes that risk starts out as innocent fun, and then devolves into something much less pleasant. But let me get to that by first telling the good parts. We’ve had an incredible… Read more »