Colorful historic Bellingham homes

Bellingham, Washington: Ye Olde City of Subdued Excitement

Bellingham, Washington has rightfully earned its nickname: “the city of subdued excitement”. Bellingham boasts a stunning waterfront location, two historic downtown business districts,  hundreds of miles of trails, Western Washington University, a variety of interesting restaurants, cideries and breweries, and other entertainment options not typically found in a city of 89,000.

19th Century Angel Monument in Historic cemetery in Micanopy, Florida

Southward We Wander: Tiny North Florida Towns (Part 1)

Taking a little break from blogging our great western road trip, the next few posts will focus on our January road trip to Florida.  Over the course of two weeks, we saw fresh and salt water in colors from black as oil to aqua blue to crystal clear, experienced ecosystems and wild creatures unlike any we’ve seen before, ate a variety of delicious regional foods, had a serendipitous meeting in St. Pete, visited the homes and final resting places of some of our favorite authors, and spent a surprising amount of time shivering from the cool weather.