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... they still had tread on them when we got home. Returning to the hotel room Brian had to break the news to Dana that it was already pretty warm outside. Warm would turn to HOT pretty soon.
We headed out, topped off the tires and began our long day. Dana had the foresight to bring along some Zipfizz. It’s an energy powder that you mix with your own water. She tossed one into each of our Camelbacks and those helped us get through ...
... some of the under-gear I bought years ago fits again. Halleluiah!
Some time back we discovered compressible bags that basically form a vacuum. You stuff them, seal one end and lay on top of them (or roll 'em up) and the air squirts out the other end. We are each packing three days worth of clothing. Using these bags, the clothing ends up taking up the space of one day's worth.
Also on the to-do lists are things ...
... people in California and Arizona who is helping the economy to stay afloat. We aren't taking any of their jobs away, we spend all of our money in their shops, grocery stores and service industry for up to six months, we pay for our own health insurance and pay their state taxes on everything we buy.
The drive through Oregon is very enjoyable - gorgeous scenery and very lush and green. Picture this typical driving day: We ...
... all the stops I made at those places along our route-NOT. Some things don't change. The redwood trees are hard to describe....they are beautiful, incredibly tall and I really can't capture them on film but have included a couple shots.
We stop at the famous Mystery Trees with Paul Bunyan and Babe out front. Quinci talks me into walking through the displays and taking a gondola ride through the trees. I ...
... our busted one - and when we asked if they would be interested in selling it, they told us we could have it FOR FREE. I repeat, they just saved us $800 simply because they're nice people! Amazing. I wasn't sure there was anyone out there like that anymore.
Ok, I guess that had to be the highlight of our ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Fitness/Health center
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