Category Archives: 2017

Autumn in Michigan (part II) – You Can’t Always Get What You Want…

You can’t always get what you want, But if you try sometime you find, You get what you need. – The Rolling Stones We were disgruntled, frustrated, and anxious. This was the third time we changed plans to support an … Continue reading

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An Autumn Return to Michigan

Over Labor Day Weekend, days after our return to the Pacific Northwest, we received word from Michigan that my Stepmother passed away. We debated flying from Seattle for the service, but quickly ruled that out after a myriad of scheduling … Continue reading

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Our Return to the Pacific Northwest

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After our long Eclipse Weekend in Madras, Oregon, our plan was to spend seven or eight weeks hanging around Washington and Oregon. Besides missing the upper-left coast, we needed to catch-up on some of the necessities of modern life (annual … Continue reading

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Traveling Towards Syzygy

The last time I saw an eclipse was February 1979. I would have been eight years old and my memory of it is hazy. I remember standing outside my elementary school watching the moon eat away the sun through makeshift … Continue reading

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Summer in the Rockies

Well we’ve almost wrapped up our second busy summer on the road and once again I’ve managed to get behind in my blogging. While this was predictable, it is still disappointing! So, in an effort to catch-up… We spent most … Continue reading

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