Soft white flakes dance in the air like thousands of tiny Tinkerbell’s, swirling up, down, and side-to-side with any breeze or movement.
The woods and undergrowth were still in their winter dormancy for the most part, but nonetheless the crisp smell of the woods refreshed our senses, and in a deeper sense, our souls.
Snow awakens a child-like sense of wonder, stoking the adult imagination. It brings you back to memories of building snow forts with siblings on a snow day and heading inside afterward for grilled cheese, chicken noodle soup, and in my sister’s and my case, the thousandth screening of The Wind in the Willows.
I came to the conclusion that for Amber and I, when it came to deep water, fears were not necessarily conquered, but they were challenged and confronted, and for that we should be proud of ourselves.
Alright, fine, I’ll quit romanticizing the PNW and get to what I hinted at earlier, and where Amber’s and my Christmas travels will be taking us this year...
I also wanted to take this time to try and establish some direction to my blog. People often ask me "What is your blog about?" It's a fair question, considering most...
In the early 20th century state and federal governments began aggressively fighting wildfires and trying to keep them as small as possible. According to researchers, this has caused denser forests that can spread much quicker and grow into massive and uncontrollable fires instead of quickly burning out.