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    Mount Rainier N.P.

    Since the weather was so beautiful this past weekend, we decided to travel through Mount Rainier National Park. For being such a prominent mountain it can sure mess with your mind...

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    Oklahoma Road Trip

    Last week we made another trip to Arkansas to take the last of our stuff. This time we didn't bring a trailer back with us, and with the 4th of July holiday we had an extra day to dawdle a little. For one part of the trip we chose to follow Highway 412 across northern Oklahoma. I was especially interested…

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    Two-Lane Road Trips

    Highway 2 actually starts in Everett, Washington, near Seattle. Last weekend we were over there for a church convention so I suggested to Lyle that we come back across on Highway 2 so we can count that segment as part of our summer road trip adventure. It was 280 miles and we ended that part in Spokane.

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    10 Things to Do Off-grid

    We enjoyed our first camping trip of the season this past weekend. We were only gone 2 nights but it was fun to go off-grid for a few hours. Lyle and I took our trailer north to Priest Lake, almost to the Canadian border. We had no electrical or water hook-ups and no cell signal or internet service.

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    Silver Valley Tour, Part 4

    I had thought to divide the rest of the Silver Valley tour into two more parts, with one part being Kellogg and Wardner, and then the last part being Osburn and Wallace... but I've decided to just go ahead and share the rest of it in this one post.