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We’ve been wanting to do more multi-day bike rides this year; Memorial Day weekend we finally got our act together and set off for an overnight trip to Deception Pass. Our route: ferry from Seattle to Bainbridge Island; across the … Continue reading

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Saltspring Island

We recently took an extended weekend to explore Saltspring Island. It is the largest of the Gulf Islands, a group of islands just across the US-Canadian border. Like the neighboring San Juan islands in US waters, it combines natural beauty, … Continue reading

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Breitenbush Hot Springs

This weekend we visited the hot springs at Breitenbush. It is the largest hot spring area in Oregon and boasts waters that are up to 180F hot. A lodge was first built there in 1927. These days the property is … Continue reading

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STP 2012

Last weekend we completed our first STP. Cascade Bicycle Club’s annual Seattle to Portland Ride is incredibly popular and almost a rite of passage for anybody riding a bicycle in Seattle. This was the 33rd edition and it again drew … Continue reading

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Permaculture Weekend

This weekend we visited the Bullock brothers’ permaculture homestead on Orcas island. We attended a 3 day intro to permaculture workshop; but really we just wanted to see the place, having heard so much about it. It more than lived … Continue reading

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