About Sara Stamey

Award-winning author Sara Stamey’s journeys include treasure hunting and teaching scuba in the Caribbean and Honduras; backpacking around Greece and New Zealand; operating a nuclear reactor; and owning a farm in Southern Chile. Resettled in her native Pacific Northwest, she taught creative writing at Western Washington University. She shares her Squalicum Creek backyard with wild critters and her cats, dog, and paleontologist husband Thor Hansen. Visit her BVC Ebookstore bookshelf.

The Rambling Writer Visits Thailand, part 3: Wat Phra Kaeo

Join us for a virtual tour of Bangkok’s most important temple complex, housing the sacred Emerald Buddha. NOTE: “And now for something completely different.” Thor and I made our first trip to Asia — the beautiful country of Thailand.  We … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Thailand, part 2: Bangkok’s River Artery

From our hotel on the banks of the Chao Praya River, Thailand’s most important waterway, Thor and I go with the flow through the bustling Old Town of Bangkok. NOTE: “And now for something completely different.” Thor and I recently … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Returns to the Mountains

Join Thor , Bear dog, and me as we heed the call of the wild to the Mt. Baker Wilderness. NOTE: For more virtual getaways you may enjoy this summer, I’ll be weaving in some outdoor excursions between our virtual-vacation series … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Celebrates Summer Solstice

Take a deep breath with me and remember we’re all riding the turn of the earth’s wheel together. Welcome, summer! (Or winter, if you live in the south lands.) NOTE: Due to a lot of “life” this week, I’m postponing … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer Visits Thailand, part 1: Preview

And now for something completely different: Thor and I made our first trip to Asia — the beautiful country of Thailand. Join us for a virtual vacation! We were lucky to squeak through the pandemic flight closures this winter as … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Greek Islands 2019, part 8: Kos Beaches and Village

Join Thor and me in a virtual vacation as we wrap up our Greek islands tour with visits to our favorite Kos village and beaches. Farewell to the islands – at least for now! NOTE: Of course, Thor and I … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Greek Islands 2019, part 7: Roman Ruins in Kos Town

Thor and I continue our ramble among the ancient Roman sites threaded along the streets of Kos Town. Come walk with us! NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip to Greece, as he’s fallen as much … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Greek Islands, 2019, part 6: Kos Town’s Ancient Sites

Join Thor and me as we wander the lanes of Kos Town that wind around Hellenic ruins and a reconstructed Roman Villa. NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip to Greece, as he’s fallen as much … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Greek Islands 2019, part 5: Kos Museum

Come marvel with Thor and me at the treasures of ancient culture in the Museum of Archaeology on the island of Hippocrates and healer-god Asklepios. NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip to Greece, as he’s … Continue reading

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The Rambling Writer’s Greek Islands 2019, part 4: The Healing Asklepion on Kos

Join Thor and me as we return to Kos, the island of Hippocrates, and its ancient sanctuary of healing dedicated to the god Asklepios. NOTE: Of course, Thor and I had to make another trip to Greece, as he’s fallen … Continue reading

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