From Missoula, MT

This morning, Mark and I packed up the truck and put the dog in the back and headed out.  This is the first time in several years that we have traveled east from Portland through the gorge, and I had almost forgotten how beautiful it is.  There were signs of the fire that burned in the area, but it is still beautiful and I could barely put my camera down. Continue reading

CTA cruise

When Mark and I were still working at Wagon Trail Campground, our boss sent the whole staff to get training to be a Certified Tourism Ambassador (CTA).  One of the perks of being a CTA is that once a year, there is a free special event that we are invited to so that we can tell visitors about it and maybe peak their interest in doing it.  This year it was a cruise to Plum Island. Continue reading

HOME, SWEET HOME!

Mark and I could feel our excitement rising throughout the day today as we got closer and closer to home.  Even when I had a migraine, I was glad to be back in familiar territory, and Mark was positively giddy!  Tucson was every bit as happy as we’d been hoping all along she’d be.  I guess the cats were happy too, but they were too suave to show it. Continue reading