When we revisit places where we volunteer we love the feeling of connectivity it provides us, familiar faces, knowing the general ropes and being surrounded by like-minded individuals. What we also enjoy is being able to learn even more about the company and sometimes we get to try different tasks than the first time. In […]Read more "Redeeming Soles II"
I don’t enjoy protests. I don’t like large crowds, unless it’s festival season and I don’t like aggressive ‘tudes. So when my best friends and I planned a surprise visit to Seattle and they asked me to join the 175,000 other women in the city’s Women’s March I hesitated. Don’t get me wrong, I fully […]Read more "Women’s March "
As much as the road has helped us realize who we are and allows us to show our true colors, one thing that has not changed is our shoe fetish. We have downsized in so many ways but something that always remains the same is the excess amount of shoes. In fact, they have somehow […]Read more "Soles for Souls"
One of the most frequent questions we get asked is, “how do you plan or know what’s next?” The thing is we have a loose plan and a list of places we want to see but what is most important is our free spirit that allows us to be spontaneous. Visiting Seattle for the month of […]Read more "Home Away from Home "
Jo was a notable part of our experience at Pike Place Food Bank. She left such an imprint in our hearts that we decided we weren’t ready to say good-bye yet. We wanted to volunteer with her at the University Temple United Methodist Church on our last Friday in Seattle. Jo is so special to us because of her […]Read more "The University Temple United Methodist Church"
Arriving in Seattle meant the end of the second leg of our travels. We planned all along to spend a lot of time here with friends, knowing it would feel like home to us. It only seemed right to partner with an organization that gave us the same feeling. We wanted a place we could […]Read more "Pike Market Food Bank"
One of our favorite parts of the Pacific Northwest is the lush, green landscape with its outdoorsy vibe. Seemingly fit, we decided to take part in The Green Seattle Partnership to help improve Seattle Parks. They have created a 20 year plan to combat invasive plants and restore forested areas to health. The Green Seattle […]Read more "Not Your Ordinary Day in a Park"