ADVENTURE DAY TRIP

Posted by on Jul 28, 2016 in Instagram stories, storytelling | No Comments
ADVENTURE DAY TRIP

When the school year is over, the kids breathe a sigh of relief and excitement mounts for the months ahead. For parents, it means a break from the daily school year routine and more time to spend with the kids. Each year, as summer approaches, our family talks about plans and ideas for summer fun […]

InstaLumTrip – Unplanned Discoveries

Posted by on Sep 24, 2013 in Instagram stories, InstaLumTrip | No Comments
InstaLumTrip – Unplanned Discoveries

Discovery // another unplanned stop, resulting in a breathtaking view¬†#instalumtrip memory. A recurring theme during our road trip was that we were almost always behind schedule. The number one reason? We were constantly on the lookout for photo ops and made multiple unplanned stops. The Oregon coast was particularly distracting with its vast beauty. On […]

Road Trip Journalism

Posted by on Aug 14, 2013 in InstaLumTrip, journey, storytelling | No Comments
Road Trip Journalism

Of all the plans and preparations I made regarding the documentation of our road trip, I completely underestimated how little time I would have to post photos and blog posts. Between time driving (I’ve chosen to be the only driver, so far), non-stop activity at our locations and spotty data on Roam Mobility (will cover […]

Yosemite…almost

Posted by on Aug 7, 2013 in InstaLumTrip, journey, stories | No Comments
Yosemite…almost

I was stoked about Yosemite. The sights, the splendor. Alas, we didn’t go. At the visitor centre outside Yosemite, we were told that smoke from the fire at Sierra National Forest blocked the signature views in Yosemite Valley. Since we were staying in an adjacent park (Inyo National Forest), that would have meant a wasted […]

Road Trip Expectations

Posted by on Jul 28, 2013 in InstaLumTrip, stories | No Comments
Road Trip Expectations

Crater Lake was jaw dropping gorgeous. We could have spent much more time there, taking in all the beauty. It was Saturday, so there were quite a few people at the viewpoints along the loop. However, there was plenty of room to roam and feel the immense scale of the lake. At first, we were […]

InstaLumTrip – Day 1

Posted by on Jul 26, 2013 in InstaLumTrip | No Comments
InstaLumTrip – Day 1

We’ve hit the road and what an awesome first day of our six week road trip! Met up for lunch with a good friend in Bellevue. Had our first #InstaLumMeet with a super group of Seattle area IGers, in Tacoma. We met at the Museum of Glass and walked over to the Tacoma Link Union […]