Apr 162018
 

Note: This story is from my book Highway History And Back Road Mystery. Just east of Raymond, Washington, on Highway 6, a historical marker stands near the grave of Willie Keil. Over the years untold numbers of travelers have stopped to read the sign, but not many of them know the story behind the marker […]

Sep 172015
 

Yesterday we drove to the twin towns of Raymond and South Bend, Washington to play tourist. Though they are small towns, there is a tremendous amount of history in these friendly communities, and people who just drive through on US Highway 101 without stopping have no idea how much they are missing. From logging to […]

Jul 022011
 

Yesterday I swatted mosquitoes with one hand while I unhooked our campground utilities with the other, and we pulled out of the Long Beach Thousand Trails a couple of minutes before 9 a.m. Greg and Jan had left a half hour or so earlier to get fuel, and were pulled over on the shoulder waiting for […]