View from Highline Park in New York City
Mental Health, Travel

How to Know Your Limits and Feel Better While Traveling

I’m kind of a wimp. I’m not saying this because I’m looking for someone to tell me it’s not true or for sympathy. I’m just stating a fact. I’m not physically strong. I get tired easily. I’m what you might call “sensitive.” If I eat the wrong thing it can really throw my body off, …

One Little Thing, Oregon, Portland

One Little Thing: The Cadillac Café in Portland, Oregon

One Little Thing is a new series of posts that I am trying out where I write a short post highlighting one place, experience, or product from my travels. I want to be able to talk about things that I like that I maybe haven’t been able to work into a post in another way. …

Essays, Spain, Stories

Please Remember Me: From Spanish Cathedrals to Bellingham Graffiti

Spain is a country practically bursting with churches. When I traveled there in Spring 2017, it seemed that every town I visited, even the smaller ones, had at least one old church dating back a few hundred years, while the larger cities had one or more massive cathedrals that were as old or older. Enter …

Seatte, United States, Washington State

Visiting Washington’s Saint Edward State Park

An old seminary, a hiking trail, and a terrible pair of shoes. This post was originally published on Medium in July.  It was 84 degrees and clear skies all around as we made our way to Saint Edward State Park. Located in Kenmore, Washington, the park is named after the long-closed seminary that was built next to …