A few more pictures from yesterday.
Over the bridges and through the Gorge to Grandma’s1and Grandpa’s house we go.
F.I.L.’s wind generator
We made another trek to the Walla Walla valley1Where for many, speed limits are an aspirational goal, something to be approached, yet never achieved. to visit family. The count was 27 — kudos to Ron and Cherie for being willing to host the family, yet again.
Walla Walla was invisible from Dixie’s hills, obscured by the clouds, fog, and rain.
We’re celebrating Thanksgiving a little early this year. This was the view that greeted us in the morning.
Thanks to VPN and VOIP, I was able to WFI. Here’s my “office’s” view. ;-)
Yesterday, we made an unplanned road trip to Dixie, Wash. to visit family.
Although the trip was supposed to take nearly fourteen hours, we made a few stops along the way. There were random vista points, a photo op with a sign in front of Taco Bell in Weed, CA, a couple of work zones on Highway 97, and a fun restroom stop in Dorris, CA where we discovered what, when erected, was the largest flagpole in the United States. We also stopped at Sunriver (where we recently vacationed) to enjoy milkshakes from Goody’s and pizza from Blondie’s. Mmm… :-)
Fifteen hours later, we de-carred. Even though the scenery was beautiful, I wouldn’t want to make that drive every day.
At one vista point on Highway 97, I met an older gentleman riding a bike to Chico on his way to Southern California. From there, he was headed the southern route to Kentucky. Last year, he’d biked 3,000 miles. This year, he’s already biked 2,000.