Month: June 2018


Whatever the state of the bank account, we are undeniably rich in friends. We had a fantastic weekend in Victoria, BC, visiting folks we hadn’t seen since Tino was two days old. Yes, we were just in Portland,… Read More

Pacific Northwest

After an intensive week of family and friends, we headed back to the wilds of National Park campsites with a trip up to Crater Lake. Everything was as beautiful as expected; what we did not anticipate was the… Read More

Northern California

A rash of visits. Cruising friends, family, friends of family…we haven’t been on our own for a week. Along the way, we’ve been soaking up the sights, of course. We’ll be continuing on north, all the way to… Read More

Cost to Cruise: May, 2018

Boilerplate disclaimer: this is not what it will cost you to go cruising. People’s constant advice, discussing cruising finances, always seems to be: It’ll cost what you have. We did not find this helpful in our planning, however… Read More

The Great American Road Trip

We’re feeling very Griswald-y around here, with our tent and our van and all our gear; we actually heard someone in a bathroom singing “Holiday Road,” for a little background music. After shipping about 750 pounds of stuff… Read More