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Spending National Trails Day at Sahara Creek/Nicholson Horse Trail System

Several weeks ago, I spotted a Facebook post from the Washington State Department of Natural Resources which invited any and all participants to volunteer with trail repair and maintenance. Being that I was in need of some good, old-fashioned dirty, wet and muddy outdoor time I decided to sign up. I checked out the various … Continue reading »

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Pack Forest Hike

Since non-union state employees haven’t received any pay increases in almost two years, my wife and I decided to forgo the traditional anniversary gifts and cards to each other. We celebrated our seven-year anniversary on Monday (July 5th) the same as any other day…Parker woke us up around five in the morning, and yours truly … Continue reading »

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Road to Rainier

I had the pleasure of taking my son, Parker, to Mt. Rainier National Park on Sunday…well, at least to the gate. Wait…let me tell the whole story from the beginning. Kelly had to work all day Sunday since the Senate wasn’t in session that day, so I got to stay home with Parker. Though she … Continue reading »

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