The story of Ladycations in pictures.
Selfie from Kerry Park with the Space Needle behind us. Check out the bags under our eyes! Ha!
Kayaking is so much fun.
Coasting back with the Lime Kiln Light behind us.
A quick picture before we both passed out inside the ferry. What an amazing day.
Hiking up Rattlesnake Mountain.
Lindsey finding her inner peace.
Our bags were packed and we were ready to hike!
How is this place real?
The fog was unreal, like a mystical fairyland.
I was drawn to this tree.
The view when we arrived at the coast was spectacular.
The ocean seemed to be calling to us when we arrived.
Starfish huddled together on Shi Shi Beach during low tide.
Starfish clinging to the coral on our way to Point of the Arches.
Sea stacks and tide pools,
Exploring the rocks around Point of the Arches.
This place was otherworldly. I am in love with the PNW!
I love all the bridges in Olympic National Park.
The Roots of what used to be the largest mountain hemlock in the world.
The size of these things…
With waterfalls cascading down the mountains, the snow capped peaks, and winding river, the valley truly is enchanting.
Glacial melt coming down from the mountaintops forms waterfalls that cascade all the way down to the Quinault River in Enchanted Valley.
Soaking up the sunshine at O’Neil Creek on our rest day.
Lindsey enjoying the serenity at our campsite at O’Neil Creek.
Freshly showered with our mugs full of wine, totally ready for a night in the hot tub, under the stars.
Lake George is the most calm, peaceful place I’ve ever been.
Finally! My destination is in sight.
The view from the trail to Gobbler’s Knob is sweeping and spectacular.
The view from Gobbler’s Knob fire lookout tower
I was so terrified of falling while taking this picture that I was shaking, but dammit, I got it.
Mary standing in the old homestead of Mayhew Lodge
Window at Mayhew Lodge
Ruins of the old fireplace at Mayhew Lodge
Pre-dinner cocktails at the Barrel House in Williams
The Grand Canyon
Mary enjoying her first trip to the Grand Canyon
Mark and Mary taking a break
The After Picture
Enjoying the view
View of Great Smoky Mountains National Park from Clingman’s Dome
Cascading falls of Forney Creek
Welcome to Madeline Island!
Signage in English and Ojibwe at Joni’s Beach
Big Bay Lagoon at Sunset
Map of the Apostle Islands
Map of Big Bay Town Park
Tom’s Burned Down Cafe
Tommy and me
Zach at Tom’s Burned Down Cafe
Tommy’s at night
Tom’s Burned Down Cafe
Olivia mesmerized by the beach bonfire
Zach and I experimented with the long exposure one night. Here he is writing “I heart Stone,” (his son) with a cigarette.
Skinny dipping at Big Bay
Staring out at Lake Superior
Madeline Island School of the Arts sunset