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 …

Yellowstone National Park

Pictures That Will Make You Want To Go To Yellowstone

Last July I went to Yellowstone. I’ve written before about how I wasn’t exactly the most excited to go, primarily because I really, really, really hate camping. So you might wonder, why would I even go to Yellowstone, if I knew camping would be involved and I hate it so much? The most honest answer …

Remembering My Grandpa at Yellowstone National Park

I was not excited to go to Yellowstone. The trip was mostly my friend’s idea. She wanted to go camping. To say I don’t like camping would be an understatement, though I prefer to say I have a healthy appreciation for the indoors. But I still agreed, because I’m easily talked into things and because …