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Father’s Day 2018

Great time this weekend, celebrating a great guy!

Solstice Parade — Freemont

 

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Careful watching the video 🙂

Fenders on Front Street, Issaquah

 

Here’s to many more adventures….xo

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Posted by on June 18, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Oh yes we are retired…1st road trip

It’s not clear to me (yet) the difference between retirement and vacation. On our first journey, we’ll compare/contrast and attempt to have a point of view. Or not.

Monday. Ride centennial trail 25 miles, Snohomish WA.

Badly out of shape; still trying to get rid of desk butt. The town of Snohomish is totally cute.

Tuesday. Long Beach, WA

Greg wasn’t impressed but the pictures look fun. Not sure if we went to the same place.

 

Wednesday & Thursday. Cannon Beach, OR (by way of Tillamook for a free snack)

Gloomy spring days allowed for rainy walks on the beach and binge watching shows.

 

Friday & Saturday. Portland, OR

Of course, one our fav cities (for now)..good old faithful has good food and great walks around town.

Sunday: Home sweet home

We ended the trip by stopping at Greg’s casino, Ilani. We had a really good brunch for a decent price. Very fancy casino….

I didn’t take pics so in honor of the cowlitz tribe, here is the barn quilt I painted during the first week of retirement. Well it’s now a house quilt.

 

So, to answer the first question: what is the difference between vacation and retirement? Hmmm…perhaps the question should be “what is the difference of a vacation whilst gainfully employed vs a vacation whilst retired?”

Results of this adventure: inconclusive. More research needed.

Cheers. 🙂

 
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Posted by on April 11, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Day 1 Greg’s retirement

Chillin’ at Kalaloch Olympic National Park…

high tide 2pm

 
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Posted by on January 20, 2018 in Uncategorized

 

Spring break 2017: big island 

 
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Posted by on April 11, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

Beers of 2017

December 26

Schoolhouse brewery, Winthrop

November 11

Icicle creek and after


November 10

Wenatchee Valley Brewing @ the Public Market



November 9, 2017

Badger Mountain Brewing

House hunting in Wenatchee
Octoberfest, Kirkland WA

September 24, 2017

Another fun time with Kevin and Karal..,Forgot to take the bier pics

July 30, 2017

Iron Horse Brewery

Pitstop on way home from Sisters, Oregon (Kevin &Karal’s wedding)

July 21, 2017

Lisa-Marie and Siggi, Black Raven


June 3, 2017

Eugene, OR McKenzie Brewing on our way home after Aunt Jane’s memorial

June 2 2017

Jake’s Portland, Ok not beer but so good


May 30, 2017

Iron Horse Brewery, Ellensburg, WA

May 19, 2017

Tap house Unchained

Coeur D’Alene, Idaho

(Jordan’s Music festival)

April 15, 2017

Jacob’s 21st @ Stan’s barb b q

April 11, 2017

Kona Brewing


April 10, 2017

Big island Brewhaus

March 24, 2017

Hi-Fi brewing, Redmond

March 17, 2017: Kalaloch Wa, anniversary weekend


January 14, 2017

Black Raven Brewing

Issaquah Brewhouse

Jan 15 2017

 
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Posted by on January 16, 2017 in Uncategorized

 

Portland 2016

The pearl district

The Hollywood District


Kerns District


Back to Pearl

Heading back home

Love Portland 

Xo

 
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Posted by on December 30, 2016 in Uncategorized

 

And then, Hawaii 

And then, Hawaii 

   
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
    
 

 
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Posted by on April 11, 2016 in Uncategorized

 
 
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