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Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument

Mount St Helens National Volcanic Monument...

In 1980 Mount St Helens erupted in a gaseous explosion that blew out the side of the once towering volcanic dome sending a pyroclastic...
Heading South Again Sequim WA to Portland OR

Heading South Again Sequim WA to Portland OR...

Growing up in Ventura County California the 101 Freeway was a staple of life. It is the North-South highway heading up from Hollywood...
Olympic National Park

Olympic National Park...

When you look at a map of the United States paying particular attention to the state of Washington you will spot a piece of the land...
Seattle for a Day

Seattle for a Day...

We have always heard the standard tale about Seattle. You know the stories; it is dark gloomy and rains a lot. Well if we base it just...
Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge

Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge...

Have you ever heard of a sand spit? Neither had we until we visited Dungeness National Wildlife Refuge. Located outside of Sequim in...
Quiz: How do you drive 200 miles in only 55 miles?

Quiz: How do you drive 200 miles in only 55 miles?...

We have transformed the rig into a time machine. Driving from Anacortes to Sequim (pronounced S’Kwim) we had a 200 mile drive ahead...
Fun on the Islands for our Anniversary

Fun on the Islands for our Anniversary...

September 14 fell on a Wednesday this year making for a perfect mid-week get away into the San Juan Islands of Washington State. Leaving...
Drive Wallace to Twisp and Twisp to Anacortes

Drive Wallace to Twisp and Twisp to Anacortes...

When you only have a vague idea of where you want to go it really makes planning the route a lot of fun. Normally we start out a few...
Who was the Joker that named this Easy Pass

Who was the Joker that named this Easy Pass...

Twisp is near the town of Winthrop both of which cater to tourists from the Seattle area. The weekend we picked to travel to the area...
Wallace ID, Couer D’Alene, and Cataldo

Wallace ID, Couer D’Alene, and Cataldo...

Wallace is a mining town with a unique history. A quaint little town saved from bull-dozers in the 70’s when the Interstate was being...
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