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Author: Jay

Car-Free Adventure: Explore Seattle’s South End and Rainier Valley

If you hang around Jennie and I, it will not take you long to figure out that we are big fans of Seattle’s south end. That’s no surprise, given that today we live in the Othello neighborhood, and before that we lived in Hillman City. This week we thought...

Scenic fall drives from Seattle

There are many scenic fall drives from Seattle which makes it hard to choose! In our family we have a tradition in fall of a weekend road trip for camping, buying apples, photography and some outdoor adventure (usually biking or hiking). We traditionally call it “mocktoberfest”. Basically, it’s road...

Coffeeneuring Seattle: love to cycle and drink coffee?

Do you love to drink coffee and ride bikes? Join us in the coffeeneuring challenge! Coffeeneuring is a nationwide fun and non competitive way to explore your community by bike while enjoying delicious hot drinks! Ride your bike 7 times to 7 coffee shops in 7 weeks in October...

Extra-Ordinary Adventures in Canada’s Far North

This is a guest post by my husband, Jay Flaming, a photographer, cartographer and archaeologist about his experience working in Canada’s Northwest Territories. One of my severalĀ gigs is to work as a freelance archaeologist. I have had such a weird and diverse series of job opportunities in my life...