Wedding Ring or Harry Potter Wand?

Alder wood and antler with a titanium core. If I were to just drop that sentence into a conversation you probably would have no idea what I was talking about. Or you might think that I was explaining the wand I received at Ollivander’s wand shop before enrolling at Hogwarts. In fact, it is the ring I chose for the upcoming […]

Woodinville – Blood, meet alcohol

In case you haven’t heard the news, Woodinville, WA is becoming the new hotspot for those who love liquor. As more and more micro-distilleries begin to pop up in the great state of Washington we’re seeing our home become a bigger blip on people’s radars. In the last decade Washington has already earned a reputation as one of the world’s […]

10 Large Erections Around the World

Does size matter? We’ve put this age-old question to the test lately. Tawny and I have spent our lives watching notable world landmarks on the big screen and wanting to go there. When we arrive however, it’s not always what we expected. Not unlike online dating, we’ve found that what we see on the screen isn’t always what we meet […]

Coffee Around the World

It’s no secret that the single most important thing in Tawny and my life is coffee. That might be an exaggeration, but I’m unwilling to discuss it until after my Starbucks run. A lot of people ask us if we’ve ever encountered hardships while traveling. They ask us if being in Thailand during the Red Shirt protests was difficult, or […]

Taking on a new adventure

It’s no secret that things are getting crazy around here. With a little more than a month until our wedding we have found ourselves in a state of chaos. We’ve had to put the blog on the back burner as we try to embrace this time in our lives. We figure that we’re only going to be doing this once […]

Life lessons from archery

This past week was our 7th annual Castle Staudinger archery tournament. For me, this has become the biggest event of the year. The single occasion that I look forward to more than my birthday, more than Christmas, even more than Halloween… which is huge. In Eastern Washington there is a small castle. Some kids get tree forts, some kids get […]