The Messerschmidt family faces their most daunting obstacle yet: passing from the Columbia River to the rugged Pacific Ocean.
Alderbrook Resort and Spa holds a special connection to the local land, water and ecosystem, and a long history of providing both commerce and respite to the region just north of Olympia.
Having spent much of my f-f-fifty years camping, hunting, and fishing, I have gleaned a number of essential skills and tips on the subject that I feel it’s my duty to pass on to the next generation of outdoorsmen and women . .
The Heathman Lodge holds within it a rich history that spans much longer than 20 years, with architecture, art and culture that embody the spirit of the Pacific Northwest.
I love to travel. Before becoming a proud parent of three darling cherubs everyone said to me, “Enjoy traveling now because once you have kids you won’t be able to do it anymore.” Well, I proved all the naysayers wrong
To be honest, we went into this year of traveling around Europe not quite knowing what we were doing. We decided to leave our home in Ridgefield with our three daughters and our dog to take one year to travel
Part one of a three-part series Why did we come here? What are we doing? What were we thinking? Did we forget we’re adults with responsibilities? Where’s the dog? Why is there ham in my potato salad? These are some of the