Olympic Peninsula Weekend -Proof of Concept

I am at the point in my life where I want to do things instead of get things for my birthday. So for my birthday weekend this year Mia and I headed out for a three day, two night, trip around the Olympic Peninsula. Eight years ago, after having Codi for only three weeks, he…

Clifford Turns Two

This week we celebrate two years with Clifford the Big Red Van, our Wayfarer Vans Ram Promaster Build. A lot of little things have changed, been added or modified since then. Last year I summarized all the changes we made in the first twelve months. There were not as many changes this past year, but…

A Family Visit

Here is a not so subtle “shot across the bow” to other members of my family (all said with sarcasm and good humor of course). With most of our family members being back in New Hampshire there is the almost constant question of “When are you and Mia coming back to visit?”. My rebuttal tends…

Ceiling Lights

At this point we’ve done some pretty significant modifications to Clifford the Big Red Van and the base Wayfarer Vans kit since we acquired him back in November of 2020. We are now zeroing in on the last few known projects. The LED lights I used are pretty darn inexpensive at $27 for a set…

Timothy Lake Weekend

I had been scanning Recreation.gov most mornings about two weeks ago. I wanted to get out on another weekend of camping in August but had to play it by ear in regard to the weather too. Nothing was looking too appealing until one day towards the end of the week, two weeks ago, a campsite…

Placid & Chenamus Lakes Hike

I’m pretty sure I say this every time we head up to Indian Heaven……We just love it up here. There is something magical (cliche? maybe, but so true) about Indian Heaven. We’ve done Thomas to Blue Lake the most. Then there is Eastern Crater TH up to Lemei Lake, Lake Wapiki or Indian Heaven Racetrack….