Category Archives: Outings & Adventures

Sunday Morning, A report from Fantasy Island, GM90 failure

I’m sure you remember Fantasy Island? Noel Douglas (ON Left)             Noel’s Parents immigrated to the Fijian Islands from Scotland  some where in the later forties I’m told.. I remember having a Fijian born customer drop by … Continue reading

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Adventures in hands on learning.

 Wednesday’s  Great Adventure. It was a fun time on a snowmobile today, I took out two guys in their 60s that have never been on a snowmobile. We are planning a trip into the high country, and this was a trial, and … Continue reading

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Seattle Snow, A Short Story for Wednesday Jan 18.

Ahh, Snow in Seattle, it’s always a treat to watch the car crashes. Grandson Zach and his first real experience to play in snow. As I watched TV this morning, I saw news coverage from a local TV station that “staked … Continue reading

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Lessons Learned this week in the Mountains, and news of the next bad investment in Delaware

Some of the best thinking I do is in the Mountains. This last trip was a special one.   I’ve had more than 30 years to observe the animals and the plants up here and I’m just beginning to know what … Continue reading

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Cowiche Mountains

As a last post of 2010, I think this year has left many of us with the understanding that we best trust in God and ourselves. Many of our Brothers and Sisters seem to know only the easy roads, they refuse to travel … Continue reading

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Goat Peak

Picture: Alex on the way up Together; (Grandson Alex and I) studied the Mountain high above our Easton, WA Cabin called Goat Peak.  We were planning an ascent into the high country the next morning. Yes, I’ve waited 8 years … Continue reading

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