Category Archives: Friends

Western U.S. Loop: Boise and Caldwell

Travel Dates: October 1-3, 2018 On Monday October 1st we left Kanab and headed toward Boise, Idaho with a planned stop in Ogden, Utah. Ogden is usually the last place we can get an In ‘n Out burger on a … Continue reading

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Western US Loop: Yosemite

Travel Dates: September 22-23, 2018 Yosemite! Wow! Even though I grew up in California this was my first visit to this beautiful National Park. Carla has two pairs of friends from high school who have places up in the mountains … Continue reading

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Hood Canal

A couple of our friends have a nice waterside place on Hood Canal in Washington. To get there, we head north on I5 until we hit Olympia then head up 101 to Shelton then over to Belfair and down 106. … Continue reading

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Providence Bridge Stride 2017

August 13, 2017 Without a doubt my favorite Portland walk is the annual Providence Bridge Pedal and Stride. It is special because it only happens one day a year. The city shuts down many of the bridges in town for … Continue reading

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Being a tourist in Portland

March 28, 2015 Our friends Brent and Robin came over from Boise the last weekend of March. I’ve already posted about our kabobs and lemon pie dinner we had on their first night in town. We gave them directions to … Continue reading

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Spring Road Trip – Utah & Idaho

March 12-13, 2015 After our drive up through beautiful northern Arizona we had the entire state of Utah to get through. We could have opted to cut over to I15 from Kanab and blast up the interstate. But we enjoy … Continue reading

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Senate Bean Soup for the NCAA Championship game

The University of Oregon Ducks were ranked 2nd in the nation at the end of the regular season and earned a birth in the Rose Bowl on New Years day. I cooked some red beans and rice and had a few … Continue reading

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