Monthly Archives: June 2007

Maybe I should just shut up.

I was just reading a story in the newspaper about  how internet bloggers and their postings are threatening the real news gathering infrastructure.  It is a serious problem and having worked with a few newspapers, I understand that fewer and fewer … Continue reading

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They make pretty good cars too.

The Japanese Garden in Portland is another place that needs to be visited. The serenity of the place should drop your blood pressure 10 or 20 points with little or no effort. I just happened to catch these guys as … Continue reading

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Portland’s rose garden

The next post down tells of our trip to Portland to meet up with my brother. Since this is turning into a travelogue of sorts for the next couple of weeks, I’ll tell you a bit about Portland. It’s only … Continue reading

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Stranded in Seattle?

Our travel plans after we left Seattle included a trip to Newport, Oregon where we would spend some time with my brother, Ron and his wife, Julie. ,  I didn’t plan very well on how we would get from Seattle to … Continue reading

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A last look at some attractions from Seattle.

One of the more unusual sights around Seattle is this cold war refugee. If anyone from the government is perusing this picture, the three folks on the left of the picture are not Communists, as far as I know. The little … Continue reading

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We’re off to see the wizard.

Just 7 days after we landed in Seattle, it was already time to go. We have a lot to see on this trip and a short while to get it all in. I’m leaving with a heavy heart because We didn’t … Continue reading

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Yet another Seattle eatery.

If you like fish……. The atmosphere can’t be beat although Susie felt that the chips in the fish and chips were a bit on the greasy side. Me??? I don’t eat that stuff cause ‘I got the sugar’.

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Maybe we’re not doomed after all.

I notice that a judge has ruled against that idiot who wanted 54 million dollars from the dry cleaning establishment that lost the pants he took in have cleaned. Naturally, the asshole was another one of those lawyers who thinks the world is his … Continue reading

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Extra! Extra! Read all about it.

If you’re not yet sick of reading about our adventures, there’s more in the newspaper. 

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The Pacific Crest Trail.

The day that Susie and I went up into the Cascades, we got to the summit and stopped to take some pictures. A sign pointing to an entrance to the Pacific Crest trail  caught my eye. Friends of ours, Mike and Amy … Continue reading

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