Snowpocalypse!

Ok, I know I promised more on our desert road trip, but something happened... SNOW!  Besides, I just hit 100 followers on my site, so I want to celebrate with a special post on this very beautiful phenomenon that brings me such great joy. So, a few things.  First, we almost never get…

Rainy

Bonus!  I'm taking a quick break from the Japan posts and throwing an extra one out this week.  This is to talk about something near and dear to every Northwesterner's heart: rain. The Pacific Northwest has been pummeled by record rainfall this week, creating rivers in the streets and flooding…