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16
2014

Grays Harbor

Down along the coast we moved slowly through small towns, getting groceries in markets with one aisle. In Quinalt we stopped in at the lodge—a gorgeous building built with grounds that immediately had Ali and I both thinking of the movie Dirty Dancing. We camped down around the
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13
2014

Lowe’s Third

Lowe’s third birthday began with wet gray skies, and ended the same. None of which affected the party itself. The morning started off with balloon mayhem, as usual, moved on to Play-Doh for a while, and then the cupcakes came out. That’s when we discovered that Lowe
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12
2014

Kalaloch South Beach

In the continental U.S. you can’t get any further NW than Cape Flattery. And I love driving to the end of the road, so that’s where we headed. We stayed in Neah Bay where a few surfers were braving the cold to catch some knee-highs and everyone else seemed to be
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10
2014

Olympic Peninsula

We bummed around Port Townsend a little bit in the morning, visiting a playground up on top of the hill in the area called Uptown. Seems like everyone with money a hundred years ago lived up here while the sailors coming through did their drinking down below in town. Lots of big
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06
2014

Fort Worden

We crossed back over to Port Townsend again yesterday. We hung around town for a while, had something to eat, looked around the shops, and then noticed an RV park right on the water next to the marina. Since we were right there we popped in and found that yet again there was
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04
2014

North and South

The day after the fair we started moving further north. We sort of felt that since we were so close to the border we may as well go up and visit it before turning south again. It kind of makes things feel complete. First stop was just up the road at Deception Pass, which if we