Flash Back Friday: Mount Avila, Venezuela

Halfway down Mount Avila the cars started swinging. The four of us in the car looked at each other. This wasn’t the normal, gentle swaying of a tram car that you would expect. It was violent. I looked out the window to the ground below. El Avila National Park spread below us. The tram at…

Morsel: Seattle’s Best Kept Foodie Secret

“So I had a biscuit with bacon jam on it.” I pause to see my husband’s reaction, but his face fell. “You had bacon jam? Isn’t is amazing?!” “Oh my god, it is. They get it from a place called Morsel.” In that moment I saw nothing but love and admiration in his eyes for…

Flash Back Friday: Cape Town, South Africa

“When are we going to climb it?” The words leave my mouth before my brain processes what I said. “You are really serious?” I’m in the back of a taxi before I know what is happening being dropped off at the bottom of the trailhead leading up Table Mountain. What was I thinking? This is…