Category Archives: Travel

Two Weeks, Two Months

Two weeks until the school year comes to an end. And two months until things start back up again. Last week I recorded what I hope will be my last chapel talk ever.  Or at least for a long time. … Continue reading

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The Roads Taken

One of my favorite things to do, either in-person (rarely) or online (often) is to see things like Hadrian’s Wall and other evidence of how the Roman Empire made it’s way up to England.  One of least favorite things to … Continue reading

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Sunday’s Best: Last Sunday’s Best

In the hustle and bustle of travel last Sunday, I didn’t sit down to post any of the day’s best comic strips.  Thought I’d correct that now with last week’s FoxTrot by Bill Amend.  It’s all about spring break and … Continue reading

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On Vacation, Travel, and Rest

Well, I’ve been back from the West Coast for a few days now.  The sleep pattern is almost normal.  Some of my routines have finally started to kick back in.  The laundry has been done.  I’ve got a few more … Continue reading

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Airplane Reading

My airplane reading for this trip was G. K. Chesterton’s Napoleon of Notting Hill.  The book’s been on may shelf for a couple of years.  I was looking for something on the shorter side, and I wanted it to either … Continue reading

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Snoqualmie

The third phase of my spring break travel came to a close yesterday.  The final stop was Snoqualmie Pass, a ski resort area east of Seattle.  We drove up Sunday afternoon.  The drive was snowy and wet, which made for … Continue reading

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Bellingham

The second phase of my spring break journey came to a close Sunday.  Bellingham was the heart of the trip, as it included a wedding.  The drive from Anacortes to Bellingham was quick.  I even took Highway 11 instead of … Continue reading

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Anacortes

The first part of my spring break journey came to an end Friday.  I flew into Seattle Wednesday evening and made my way north to Anacortes.  It was great seeing the mountains, particularly on the interstate by Everett.  The sunshine … Continue reading

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Spring Break Start

Spring break has sprung.  And it is much-needed.  The third quarter of the year is always a little rust.  This year especially so.  Every day felt like an avalanche.  No matter how prepared I was (some days more than others, … Continue reading

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Gas in the Tank

One of the questions you are asked when renting a car is whether or not you want to prepay for gas or if you’d rather fill it up right before you return it.  Over the years,  I’ve settled for the … Continue reading

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