The Redwoods (or the Best Drive Ever)

When I was little my mom always talked about driving through the Redwoods. She described it like the trees would be massive and magical and I always imagined it that way in my head. We never made it on that trip and so needless to say driving through the redwoods has always been at the top of my list of things I needed to do in life! This was actually the third installment of our trip (Seattle blog coming soon) We drove from Montana to Seattle and then Seattle to Crescent City California which is where this blog post picks up! 

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Living Softly (Peri Co)

Maybe fostering love looks like being gentle, slowly, repeatedly sharing a love for something. This is probably not that profound of a thought but I find it completely comforting to know that I don't have to force Jessamyn to love what I love. I don't have to take her into nature and say "you will like this or else." I can just gently and softly share life experiences with her and know that the memories we make, the continuity that comes from gently doing something together in nature... that is enough. 

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