Nature is healing, and while we live in nature on our beautiful hilltop, it’s always fun to explore new areas — and to actually just rest and enjoy; when we’re home, we’re often working on the health of our forest… and there should always be time for play! It’s kind
Two Washington Spring Getaways to Share
This blog post starts a series in which we will be sharing a crazy summer of travel — most of it for spending time in nature and/or with people we love. Self-care is essential and time in nature is one of our healing modalities. Our spring is quickly moving into
Stop 133: The Road Home
The last stops on our 2.5-year road trip are a mix of overnight layovers and 2-night stopovers, as we strategically make our way during the Covid Crisis from Virginia’s Blue Ridge Mountains to Eastern Washington, just north of Spokane. It has been a bizarre and crazy drive — with campgrounds
Stop 37: We Beat Amazon in Finding our New Headquarters!
While Amazon is still working to narrow the list of cities for its new headquarters, we are happy to report we have accomplished that task! Our new EmpoweringSites.com headquarters — including home to this blog — will be located just outside of Spokane, Washington. We will be adding infrastructure to
Stop 26: Columbia Gorge-ous!
We hit the Columbia River Gorge at the perfect time. The weather was wonderful, the trees and plants all green, and wildflowers blooming everywhere you looked! Just wow. (Side note: It is also very windy in the Gorge!) We saw arrowleaf balsamroots, lupines, lilacs, bachelor buttons, larkspur, camas, penstemons, wooly