Around the World 2009

In the summer 2009, our family of five set off for almost three months on an around the world adventure that would see us visit seventeen countries, visit the pyramids, hike the great wall, take two cruises, Disneyland, Universal Studio’s Japan, and three Cubs baseball games. We hadn’t done much traveling prior, Lynne and I

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Mount Rainier

In July 2014 we rented a chalet in Packwood, Washington. Packwood is just beyond the border of the Rainier National Park in Washington State. Thinking the mountain was just outside of Seattle, I assumed the trip there would be just a bit a of a drive further than Seattle. It turns out it was nearly

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