Riding the Glenwood/Klickitat Loop

After a great day riding along the upper Columbia River Gorge from Lynnwood to Lyle, Washington, we were ready to tackle day two: several hundred miles of riding a loop near Mount Adams, an additional leg of the Columbia River Gorge east to Kennewick, and a jog west back to Naches where we had a …

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Riding Along the Upper Columbia River Gorge

After 10 weeks of COVID-19 'Stay Home - Stay Healthy,' we decided to adventure out for a masked and socially distanced Memorial Day weekend motorcycle trip along the upper bank of the Columbia River Gorge, looping back west at Kennewick, and returning to Lynnwood via Cayuse Pass near Mount Rainier. Our trip mapped 808 miles …

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Girls’ Trip to the Florida Keys

Note: This trip occurred in February, pre-COVID-19. While we were in Ohio seeing family and friends at Christmas, one of my friends mentioned taking a girls' trip to the Florida Keys for her 40th birthday. Our other girlfriend was going to be six months cancer free at about the same time, so it seemed like …

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Afternoon Among the Coastal Redwoods

In addition to driving along the coast from Carmel-by-the-Sea north to San Francisco, there are some interesting inland sights worth exploring. After our morning on the 17-Mile Drive and lunch in Monterey, we continued north on route 1 until Santa Cruz when we caught a smaller road that traveled inland and to higher elevations as …

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