The magic of the Pacific Northwest is hard to capture with words. From breathtaking cliffs butting up against the glassy ocean to lush, deep forests of mysterious, vibrant ecosystems, our experience there was a truly unforgettable adventure.
Shakey Graves is a country/blues musician hailing from Austin, Texas. He oozes Americana, but in a fun, tongue-in-cheek kind of way. This particular tune of his, “Dearly Departed,” features musician Esmé Patterson.
To celebrate the launch of BBC Music, The Beach Boys’ masterpiece “God Only Knows” was remade with various artists. It made me smile. See how many people you can spot.
They say life is better with a dog. And if you’ve ever had a dog, you understand the truth in this statement. Dogs get dirty, cause trouble, give sloppy kisses and make messes, but they are always there. Whether they are sleeping at your feet, waiting for you to come home or sharing an adventure, dogs come armed with a special, unconditional love. They never fail to make the best of everything. We can learn a lot from our dog friends. I know I have.
Mike and I parked our rental car at the end of the long private road. Our car doors slammed, echoing through the valley. The sound of a small stream rushed, and we met the smell of dampened earth and tentative darkness. Something rustled in the leaf litter. We exchanged tired, apprehensive looks concealed by the night shadows. Our adventure in Oregon had already begun.
Angus & Julia Stone are a brother-sister duo hailing from Australia. You may know them from “Big Jet Plane.” If not, listen on to “A Heartbreak” off their newest, self-titled album. They are quite fun and make some beautiful music.