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Remodel!

When we moved to our current address some eight years ago, we didn’t have enough extra budget to remodel the kitchen along with the rest of house. This summer we…

Snowshoeing again

Another birthday, another snowshoeing trip. The day before my 50th birthday party, Jim and I drove west to Snoqualmie Pass and rented some gear to do a short snowshoeing outing.

Santa Barbara

For my 50th birthday weekend Kim and I flew south to Santa Barbara. It was a cool and rainy weekend, but we found plenty of things to see and do…

San Luis Obispo

I know it took me way too long to post this, but last September we went and saw nephew Jared in California. During a long Labor Day weekend we paid…

Alentejo

For the final two days of our two-week trip, we checked into a five-star winery hotel in the heart of the Alentejo region. Our new favorite relaxation spot is the…

The Algarve

We packed up in Seville and started the drive west towards Portugal. As we approached the border the rains got harder and we had to slow down to avoid sliding off…

Cádiz

On a sunny but cool and breezy Wednesday, we hopped in our car and drove southwest to Cádiz, a coastal town that is considered to be one of the oldest continuously inhabited…

Seville

We settled into Seville for four days during what became the coldest and wettest part of our time in Spain. We spent three of those days wandering and enjoying the…

Ronda

We left Malaga on a Sunday morning and began the drive to Seville. We stopped in Marbella and had breakfast at a waterfront cafe, and then we drove north to…

Granada

Our first road trip during our two-week vacation was to the nearby city of Granada. One must-see item was the famous Alhambra, the largest remaining example of Moorish architecture left…