Motorcycling Idaho’s Highway 12

As we were planning for our move from Washington to Wyoming, we spent some time talking about how we wanted to transport our motorcycles. We really wanted to ride them and make a road trip out of the move, but there were some logistical considerations as well as Brian's lack of PTO to take into …

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Palouse Falls: Washington’s Waterfall

Although we've tried to see and experience as much as possible during our seven years in Washington, a big gap in our travels has been southeastern part of the state. We enjoyed our couple trips to Spokane and our wine tastings in Walla Walla, but we somehow never made it around to exploring the area …

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Visiting Mount St. Helens National Volcanic Monument

While Mount Rainier is the volcano most people associate with Washington, Mount St. Helens is the one Washington residents most like to discuss, especially on the anniversary of its May 1980 eruption. My work colleagues in particular each have a vivid recollection of where they were during that time and in the days and weeks …

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Wyoming Hikes: Pole Mountain Loop

As we were scouting places to live near Cheyenne, Wyoming, we took the opportunity to ask some locals where we could find great hikes nearby. One recommendation that piqued our interest was the Pole Mountain area of Medicine Bow National Forest, which is about 35 minutes west of Cheyenne. The 55,000-acre area has countless trails …

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