The Highland Games

Each year, the Skagit Valley hosts the Highland Games, a festival put on by the Celtic Arts Foundation. Featuring various traditional games (such as stone throwing, hay tossing, etc.), bagpipe competitions, and clan pride, the kilts seem commonplace! If you are of Scottish or Irish heritage, you are likely to find a tent with your clan’s name bannered proudly at … Read More

A Beauty To Behold

This afternoon was spent with friends at Deception Pass with Whidbey Coffee in hand. That’s the way to go! Although…it makes climbing on rocks rather difficult when you only have one hand free. I only nearly fell to my death once….Not too bad. 😉 It was absolutely spectacular!  Words cannot even express the beauty. I praise God for allowing me … Read More


Yesterday the adventure continued with an outing to Tiger Kingdom.  I’ve been looking forward to this for a while now, so it was quite exciting.  You are given four options of sizes to visit: Smallest, Small, Medium, Large.  You can choose which to be in the cage with, then they allow you to walk around to see the others.  From … Read More

Nearing The End

My time here in Thailand is drawing to a close. I have nine full days left and I know they will zap so quickly, before I know it I’ll be on the long flight back. First, let me show you what we were able to do last week. I went with a few of the coworkers to a waterfall and … Read More