Finding My Park

In honor of National Park Week (April 18-26, 2015,) the U.S. National Park Service is encouraging people to share stories of their experiences with the Parks through the campaign “Find Your Park.” My story is not so unique, not so unlike the many others that have been told already and the countless others that will be shared as … More Finding My Park

I Am NOT Short

In 1998, I traveled with my father to the beautiful state of Washington. We rented a car and put about 1,600 miles on it, visiting Seattle, Mount Rainier National Park, Olympic National Park, Mount Baker National Forest, Whidbey Island, Grand Coulee Dam and a quirky little Western town called Winthrop, which had good candy and ice cream and VHS rentals … More I Am NOT Short