Visiting Ashland Oregon – What To Do During a Pandemic

As a young woman, pre-kids, I remember a mentor telling me about the quaint Ashland Oregon.  She raved on about outdoor theaters, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, the cute boutiques, and the lovely cafes lining Ashland Creek.  I dreamed of a romantic weekend getaway enjoying the town with my husband.  However, that sadly never happened.  But…

Chasing Waterfalls in Kauai

“Don’t go chasing waterfalls. Please stick to the river and the lakes that you are used to”. Well I don’t know what TLC was talking about because in Kauai we went chasing some beautiful waterfalls. And it was worth every minute! Waimea CanyonWaimea Canyon, the Grand Canyon of Hawaii. Kauai is a small island, and…

Kauai Beach Day – Brennecke’s Beach

One thing we discovered about Kauai is that while you are on a island, much of the beaches have rough surf and are not suitable for swimming. Although we had a resort by the beach, the waters near us were rough. That’s what had us in the Poipu Beach area, looking for a beach to…