We Needed A Day Off

 Posted by at 12:02 am  Nick's Blog
Aug 232013
 

We’ve been on the go a lot the last week or so, and even though playing tourist is fun, it can be hard work, too. We needed a day off and yesterday seemed like a good day to take one, so we did. I spent much of the day writing and got almost 2,000 words […]

Eagles And Yarn

 Posted by at 3:05 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 222013
 

When we visited the Bremerton area a couple of years ago, we spent a wonderful afternoon in the tiny Hood Canal community of Seabeck, where dozens of bald eagles can be spotted hunting the mudflats at low tide. I shared the day with a blog post titled The Eagles Of Seabeck. It was a memorable […]

Jul 202013
 

For us, no trip to the Pacific Northwest is complete without a day trip across Puget Sound on the ferry that runs between Bremerton and Seattle. And yesterday was the chosen day. We got to the Bremerton waterfront a half hour before the ferry was due to depart on one of its fifteen daily round […]

What’s Next?

 Posted by at 2:54 am  Nick's Blog
May 262013
 

Several readers have asked where we are going when we leave Show Low next week and what our travel plans are. While we have a general idea of what we’ll be doing, nothing is set in stone. The only obligation we have is to be in Gillette, Wyoming for the Escapees Escapade rally the end […]

Port Townsend

 Posted by at 12:08 am  Nick's Blog
Jul 122011
 

We spent yesterday exploring the picturesque and historic waterfront community of Port Townsend, at the very tip of the Olympic Peninsula. It’s one of our favorite towns in all of the Pacific Northwest. Settled in 1851, Port Townsend was a busy seaport in the late 1800s, with over 1,000 tall ships calling every year, from […]