We turned a work trip into a dreamy summer vacation at Coronado Island’s Hotel Del Coronado! We stayed in The Views and spent most of our time at the beach or pool. We also scheduled S’mores on the Beach, beach yoga, a San Diego trolley tour, and a surf lesson (that was cancelled due to… Continue reading Summer Vacation: Hotel Del Coronado ☀️
Family Trip: Washington, D.C.
Patriotism hits different when you get to see what your ancestors built. 👀 This land is your land. This land is my land. #merica #BlackHistoryIsAmericanHistory 🇺🇸 “As I went walking I saw a sign there,And on the sign it said "No Trespassing."But on the other side it didn't say nothing.That side was made for you… Continue reading Family Trip: Washington, D.C.
Spring Vacation: San Francisco
Ok, y’all!!! I totally planned a vacation to San Francisco for the family to kick-off Spring Break 2022. Not a work trip plus family…just pure vacay. Here’s the skinny, like all of you, I work a lot. Many of you ask how I get it all done. Here’s the secret, I am very intentional about… Continue reading Spring Vacation: San Francisco
Birthday x Wishes
I truly love having a December birthday. It’s always the perfect opportunity to not only celebrate another year around the sun, but it’s an even better opportunity to reflect on my blessings and thank God for the ways He showed up for me month after month and day after day. ♥️ 2021 started with my… Continue reading Birthday x Wishes
We Spent Five Nights on a Farm!
This month we spent almost six days on the most beautiful farm in Olympia. Not only did I want to be close to my new job at the state capital, especially since my first day as Senator we met in-person, I also wanted a quick family trip and a breath of fresh country air before… Continue reading We Spent Five Nights on a Farm!
Hiking Mount Rainier 2020
The air is crisp and fresh. We love it here. I’m sharing a few images from our most recent hike at Mount Rainier. Where are you hiking these days? You Are on Native Land Dad Cap Tiffany Blue Etcetera Anorak
Week on Whidbey Island ☀️
This summer I ventured to a beautiful red cabin with a private beach for a week-long mixture of rest & relaxation as well as my daily work responsibilities. I’ll tell you what, virtual work weeks are a lot better with family, a beach, kayaks, hikes, local food, fresh crab and backyard barbecues. Of course a… Continue reading Week on Whidbey Island ☀️
Hello Ghana! – Beyond the Return
Why Ghana? 🇬🇭 Why now? We travelled to Ghana with University of Puget Sound to learn more about the transatlantic slave trade, pan-Africanism (cultural and political unity between Africans), and because the 2019 Year of Return welcomes (akwaaba) us all home to connect with Black people in the diaspora. Accra is lovely. We see each… Continue reading Hello Ghana! – Beyond the Return