Category Archives: On the Road

Hood River, I’m a fan

This weekend John surprised me, kind of. We had set aside this weekend to get away and spend a few days up at Mt. Hood snow-shoeing, snowboarding, and just relaxing. He arranged the accommodation and kept it a secret even … Continue reading

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We are back

Check out the homecoming photos at John’s parent’s blog. We aren’t technically back on the grid yet–there is some freedom in not having a cell phone.  We will be easing back into things slowly and starting the job search soon, … Continue reading

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The Pictures Have Been Developed

We have finally signed up with Flickr and can share some of our pictures with you (we maxed out our Picassa). So far we have a video montage from Fiji (this is actually on YouTube) and our favorite photos from … Continue reading

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Getting Our Exercise

For all of you who were concerned we would be out of the country during the most important time of the year–the election–and to whom we assured we would get our absentee ballots and vote (Travis Morgan), we are pleased … Continue reading

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10,939 kilometers from home

Upon arriving at the Auckland International Airport John promptly pulled out his handy GPS device and determined how far from home (well, technically from Rachelle’s house because that’s where we have a mark for Newberg) exactly we were at that moment. In miles … Continue reading

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Yosemite

This was our first time to Yosemite but certainly not our last.  If you haven’t been you must go and if you have I am sure you don’t need any encouragement.  They say a picture is worth a thousand words … Continue reading

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Dirt is Relative

I don’t know how many of you have been camping or backpacking for any length of time, but having just spent our 14th consecutive day in a tent, we have discovered that being dirty (or being clean) is relative. There is … Continue reading

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