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The dream forest

As long as I can remember I dreamed about a forest that seems real but completely unfamiliar. The ground is spongy, damp and smells like the usual Washington forests but with a wetness to it that is at once familiar … Continue reading

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An Autumn Mantle

Today I finished the last piece for my Autumn mantle. Some of the things on my mantle were made by me in previous years and a few from this year.   As you can see the design while pretty simple … Continue reading

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My Vibram Five Fingers or my “weird shoes”

After reading all the odd things that some people said about Vibram Five Fingers I was a bit concerned about the reactions I would get from others. However after doing research and exercises to strengthen my feet, mainly so I … Continue reading

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Kubota Japanese Garden Seattle

One of the lovely places we discovered a few years ago was the Kubota Japanese Garden in South Seattle. It is an absolutely amazing garden created by one man who emigrated to Seattle from Japan in 1907. He had established … Continue reading

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Visit to Oregon Caves National Monument

We had hoped to stop here during our August 2013 road trip. We really didn’t know much about it other than the little bit we saw online. The drive up was on narrow switchback roads and very steep. The lodge … Continue reading

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Fern Canyon

On our family road trip last August 2012 one of the places we went was Fern Canyon. This beautiful natural wonder is about 45 minutes south of Crescent City off Highway 101 along the northern California Coast. Once you turn … Continue reading

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An Epic Road Trip

Last Summer we went on a 5000+ mile road trip from Washington to Michigan and back. It was a fantastic family trip and we got to see some of the most amazing things. It would have been blogged about months … Continue reading

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