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Taking The RV Out For A Spin

When we bought our RV in 2019 we had high hopes, but like most of the world Covid stuck its foot out. We had gotten out a couple of times in summer and fall of 2019, winterized the rig, and was about to take it in for promised warranty work when we couldn't. Then most… Continue reading Taking The RV Out For A Spin

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Local Adventures: Putney Woods Trail of Wind Fell Loop

Sunday's adventure was a close in hike at Putney Woods on the south end of Whidbey Island. This was my second time hiking at Putney Woods, and I'll be blunt....it isn't my favorite place to hike on the island. It's well taken care of, used a lot, but it lacks. Kirk and I were talking… Continue reading Local Adventures: Putney Woods Trail of Wind Fell Loop

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Local Adventures: Trillium Community Forest Dragonfly Glades Loop

With the first of 3 deer seasons over, the Trillium Community Forest trails, on the south end of Whidbey Island, are open till till November 18th (closed November 19th to 22nd, and then for the long season of November 25th to December 25th). The boys and I did a loop I hadn't finished before, doing… Continue reading Local Adventures: Trillium Community Forest Dragonfly Glades Loop

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Local Adventures: South Whidbey Trustland Trails – The Big Loop

In May the boys and I hiked part of the South Whidbey Trustland Trails, and recently we revisited it to finish the other trails. New trails have been cut and finished since then. Tucked just off Hwy 525, south of the village of Bayview on Whidbey Island is the Trustland Trails, run by South Whidbey… Continue reading Local Adventures: South Whidbey Trustland Trails – The Big Loop

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Local Adventures: A Morning In Freeland

Last week we had a day when Kirk needed to record, so he needed silence. That meant it was time for a morning out. So how does one work that into homeschooling and to work an outdoor adventure into it? I just don't over think it at this point. I took them back to an… Continue reading Local Adventures: A Morning In Freeland