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Lummi Island, The Willows Inn, and the Spark Museum of Electrical Invention

We headed up to the Willows Inn on Lummi Island again this year for Kevin’s birthday. We mostly do experiences rather than gifts for birthdays these days and it’s quite nice because we both get to experience what we plan. Luckily, our tastes are very similar. The ferry ride over to…

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Big Bubba’s Burgers and the George Kenny School of Chainsaw Carving

This morning we left Olympia and headed north toward Harstine Island. The sky was beautiful and the water was calm, and it only sprinkled a little bit during our cruise. Our original plan was to moor at McMicken Island on the east side of Harstine, but en route we decided…

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1928 Ocean City

Here in Oro Bay on Anderson Island in the South Puget Sound sits the Ocean City, a 189-foot 50-car ferry built in 1928. Originally steam-powered, it was built for the Reading Railroad. Re-powered with a 1600hp Fairbanks-Morse engine, the ferry was acquired by the State of Virginia in 1950. Captain…

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Surface Vibrations: Coffee

This is pretty nerdy, but whatever…I love these. This is Kevin's coffee during our flight to Venice a few weeks ago. I think I took five of these videos. Here are my two favorites: Related articles Venice, Italy – Day 1 Venice to Florence Video Tour

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