Seattle without an umbrella…

“To some extent, Seattle remains a frontier metropolis, a place where people can experiment with their lives, and change and grow and make things happen.” – Tom Robbins When I had confirmation that I’d be living in Seattle I immediately set out to buy myself a pair of rainboots, that was right on top of […]

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‘The Island Of Pelicans’

Alcatraz Island, which sits on the icy waters San Francisco, California, is the home of a federal prison, housing some of America’s most dangerous felons.  The prison had been in operation from 1934 to 1963. Most of us know a man who was imprisoned in The Rock (The nickname of the prison given by the prisoners). […]

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‘The Ranch’

1865 That is where the story of Hearst Castle began. One man, with an idea to turn his favorite place into a majestic madness. George Hearst, known to be a self made millionaire, purchased the land in the year 1865 when it was 40,000 acres of ranchland. In the year 1919, William Randall Hearst, the […]

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