2018 Travel Recap

This year was full of adventures-- both happy and sad. We had some incredible times traveling with and to see family and friends, we explored more areas by motorcycle than in any year prior, we visited nine states, Brian got to experience his first overnight train ride, and I went on two solo adventures. We …

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A Morning in Astoria, Oregon

We met my parents in Long Beach, Washington for a weekend of hikes, history, sandcastles, and occasional sun, and concluded our visit with a half-day adventure across the Columbia River in Astoria, Oregon. I had never been to Astoria and didn’t know what to expect. My parents picked up some tourism brochures and on one …

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A Day Along the Columbia River Gorge

My parents have come out to visit a couple times since we moved to Seattle and most recently bought round-trip flights to Portland for a long weekend visit. We made arrangements to join them Saturday and Sunday to see some new sights in town as well as the surrounding area. Brian headed down earlier in …

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A Weekend in Portland

We headed to Portland for the weekend because I wanted to participate in a world record attempt for the greatest number of redheads in one place. Although our attempt was not successful, the weekend itself was a definite success-- we had a fabulous time! I had (of course) WAY over planned ideas about things to do. Brian …

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Redhead Event in Portland

Although Brian goes to Oregon on a fairly regular basis for work, I haven't visited since our amazing road trip from San Francisco to Seattle years ago. When I learned about an event to raise awareness for skin cancer where they were trying to set a new world record for the greatest number of natural redheads in one …

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