Life after Work

Fort Stevens – Nehalem Bay

Kirk and Rachel met us early in the morning for a walk on the beach where we saw wreck of the ship “Peter Iredale“. We also checked out some of the woodsy trails in the State Park and spotted a few mushrooms. Then the guys headed back to their hotel to check up on the […]

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Seattle – Fort Stevens, Oregon

We had breakfast at a Shari’s restaurant around the corner from our hotel, then hit the freeway to Portland. We were scheduled to meet our friends Kirk and Rachel at the Saturday Market around midday. As we entered the Portland downtown area, we needed some directions and John pulled over so that I could get the attention of […]

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Phoenix – Seattle

Karen gave us a ride to the airport in the afternoon. For once we decided to check in almost all our bags because we were bringing the cooler (stuffed with bedding) and thus had too many items to carry them all on, so we decided to get rid of the heavy bags as well. Our flight was scheduled […]

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Call from Stephanie

Today my sister called, which was very unusual. We had a nice, long conversation. In other news, I finished John’s photo gloves and hat, in time for our Oregon trip.

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From Prescott to Phoenix, the scenic route

Sandy, Tom, and I had breakfast at the Raven Cafe in Prescott, then they took me for a drive through the Prescott area which was really pretty. We ended up on a scenic overlook with an awesome view over Skull Valley, but of course I had left my camera back at their house. We continued […]

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Visiting Sandy in Prescott

I left shortly after 8 am, filled the tank, and hit the I-17 north. Since I made good time in spite of getting lost in Prescott (forgot to bring my directions, go figure) I met up with Sandy at her house. We picked up Janie on the way to the center where the Prescott guild’s gallery and fashion […]

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Drum Class

One more time I attended the Friday night get-together of the AZ Rhythm Connection at the Crescent Moon Yoga studio in North Scottsdale. This time, Footbear was there to lead the group along with Frank Thompson. He’s an amazing drummer with a completely different method of teaching than Frank. We went through some very challenging […]

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Election Day

I drove myself to work, John packed up the rental car, voted, and headed back out to Santa Barbara. Sigh. The election processes provided a lot of distraction throughout the day, though. I can’t vote since I’m not a citizen so I’ve tried to stay away from that whole circus, especially in the last weeks, […]

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Farmers Market in Tonopah

Today was Rob’s big day. The opening day of the Tonopah Farmers Market. Featuring not only Tonopah Rob’s all-natural vegetables but also a number of vendors selling natural foods and other healthy things such as eco-friendly cleaning materials. Rob had posted an ad and there was at least one write-up in a local paper so […]

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