Our Travels

Cindy and I are by no means world travelers, but just like everybody else, we feel the need to leave home a few times a year to escape the everyday craziness of our lives.

To keep track of all those trips and weekend getaways, we’ve compiled the list below to keep all of those memories straight.

Cindy and Christian


  • April – Humboldt, IA: Christian meets his grandma, aunt and uncle (Best Western, Fort Dodge)
  • June – Sturgeon Bay, WI: Christian’s first trip to Door County (Bridgeport Resort)
  • July – Lake Geneva, WI: Short summer road trip (Mill Creek Hotel)
  • August – Ka’anapali, Maui: 3rd Annual Maui Photo Festival and Workshops – Christian’s first trip to Maui (Hyatt Regency Maui)

Frozen Sturgeon Bay


  • January – Sturgeon Bay, WI: Winter visit to Door County (Stone Harbor Resort)
  • April – Lake Geneva, WI: Road Trip closer to home (Bella Vistas)
  • July – Des Moines, IA: Visiting Cindy’s Family (Downtown Marriott)
  • August – Sturgeon Bay, WI: End of summer Door County trip (Westwood Shores)
  • October – South Bend, IN: Visiting Cindy’s friend, Nabeela and family (Hampton Inn)

Hamoa Beach, Hana, Maui


  • February – Ka’anapali, Maui: Whale Watching on Maui (Sheraton Maui Resort, Hotel Hana-Maui)
  • April – Ephraim, WI: Door County for Kris’ Birthday (Edgewater Resort)
  • June – Des Moines, IA: Two trips to visit Cindy’s sister after heart surgery
  • September – Ka’anapali, Maui: 1st Annual Maui Photo Festival and Workshops (Hyatt Regency Maui)
  • October – Egg Harbor, WI: See the autumn colors of Door County (Newport Resort)

Door County Sunset


  • April – Ka’anapali, Maui: Kris’ Birthday (Sheraton Maui Resort)
  • September – Sturgeon Bay, WI: Door County for our Anniversary (Westwood Shores)
  • December – Sister Bay, WI: A Winter Getaway (Scandinavian Lodge)

Cruise Ship at Night


  • February – Nassau, Bahamas: Kris’ Company Cruise (Carnival Cruises)
  • September – Ka’anapali, Maui: Maui for our Anniversary (Sheraton Maui Resort)

View of Lanai


  • June – Ka’anapali, Maui: 1st trip to Maui (Sheraton Maui Resort)


  • March – Surprise, AZ: Visit Kris’ Grandparents
  • July – Humboldt, IA: Cindy’s Sister’s Wedding


  • May/June – Waikiki, Oahu and Kapa’a, Kauai: Our Honeymoon


  • December – Humboldt, IA: Visit Cindy’s Family