Tag: Travel

The Eagles and the E Bike

Remember the sunflowers I found last week in Sequim? Well the reason we made the three hour drive was to look at an E Bike. ‘What’s an E bike?’ I hear you ask. Exactly what I said. It’s a bike with a battery that…

Columbia River Gorge and Multnomah Falls

Whatever time you spend at the Columbia Gorge will not be enough; you will wish for more and plan future visits even as you are leaving. According to the visitcolumbiarivergorge website, “Just taking a drive through the Columbia River Gorge is an experience in…

Sunflower Fields Forever

You have Tulip Fields in April – Lavender Fields in July – And Sunflower Fields in September?  Who knew? I’ve loved the seeds since I was a kid.  If I had a nickel in my pocket I’d stop at the store on my way…

From O the Joy! to Dismal Nitch

Dismal Nitch –  could any place name be more apropos? After a long and arduous journey across the North American continent,  Lewis and Clark were finally nearing their destination, the Pacific Ocean.  They had left St. Louis on May 14, 1804,  and on November…

Dreaming of the Road to Hana

Originally posted on Cats and Trails and Garden Tales:
Not Hana, but the Road to Hana, a narrow, winding, white-knuckle drive through tropical forest, over one lane bridges, with dramatic views of waterfalls and the Pacific Ocean. Yes, this is the ultimate road trip…

Benji and the Fair

Yesterday we headed south to Puyallup for our annual visit to the Washington State Fair,  but not before this happened. “Please Sue can I come too?” “Sorry Benji no.  The fair is for people.” “Really Sue?  No animals allowed at all?” “Well, not exactly…

A Fishing Trip Back in Time at Mineral Lake

Mineral Lake is to my husband what Hood Canal is to me: a place full of childhood memories, of long summer days spent camping, fishing, and swimming. Yesterday we made the drive to Mineral, a tiny town whose claim to fame is the beautiful…

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