Capture the Colour – A Journey Through Travel Photos

Wow this was a tough assignment! But an excellent exercise as it forced Mr. Misadventures and I to review all our photos (thousands!) and have great discussions on improvements we will be making on our upcoming trips.  It also made me realize how lucky I am to have traveled to as many places as I […]

Misadventures in Eating Flowers


One thing I neglected to write about while detailing my farm-to-table adventures at The Willows Inn was the fact that I actually got sick from the meal.  I didn’t want to take away from the amazing meal I had by including the fact that it came at a cost. You remember that lovely dessert with […]

Lummi Island

Lummi Island

If you have been following along the last couple of days you will know that I traveled to the Willows Inn which is located on Lummi Island in the San Juan Islands for an epicurean adventure. You can read about the inn as well as my delicious dinner in the two posts I wrote (the […]

Willows Inn Lummi Island

Willows Inn

So where did all the culinary goodness I wrote about take place? At a very special place.  The Willows Inn.  A property that has been servicing Pacific Northwesterns for a century.  These days the focus is on the food that chef Blaine Wetzel creates on a nightly basis, food that has brought worldwide (much deserved) […]

A meal at The Willows Inn Lummi Island (Part 2)

Willows Inn

Ballet. Discipline. Harmony. Home. These were the words that kept popping into my head as I spent an evening in the presence of epicurean mastery at The Willows Inn on Lummi Island in the San Juan Islands. I wrote about the first part of our meal, the procession of snacks, a few days ago, and […]

A meal at The Willows Inn Lummi Island (Part 1) The Snacks

Willows Inn

After traveling by plane, car and ferry to get to the Willows Inn on Lummi Island, I was anxious to begin the meal I had been thinking about eating for four months (see the background post here).  I will be posting about my weekend on the island and my stay at the Inn, but I […]

A meal at The Willows Inn Lummi Island – the background

Lummi Island

Every year Mr. Misadventures and I head to one of the many islands in the San Juan chain. So far we have been to Lopez Island, Orcas Island, the main San Juan Island in our discoveries. We come to these islands because they feel like home.  We love the Pacific Northwest. The weather, the greenness, […]

(Not quite) Wordless Wednesday #151: Lummi Island Flower


I have a post bubbling under the surface just waiting to burst out into the light of day…the topic being the weekend I just spent on Lummi Island and the incredible meal I ate while there.  But travel and work schedules plus an allergy attack have become obstacles.  Ones that I hope to overcome this […]



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