This is my last catch up post! Marty had his Birthday ride and I had mine! This time we took a drive up to Bellingham and stayed at the Oxford Suites (putting our new rule “no camping in the cold” into action!). The next morning we met up with my nephew Nick who is now…Read More
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Weekend bike trips around the Pacific Northwest
5 Days for Marty’s 50th!
This blog is a bit old, but better late than never to post it! This past year has been interesting for Marty and I as well as the rest of the world. In July, I decided to quit my job, an agonizing decision since I was grateful to have amazing co-workers and a flexible schedule…Read More
Slow-Mo Sailing, Jones Island Land Ho!
We did it!!! Well, Marty did it :)! WE SAILED CONDOR! We set sail with a new electric motor and a de-mildewed jib sail. This was our maiden sailing voyage and we were excited to share it with my nephew Noah. For our first sail trial run, we wanted to go somewhere decently close… just…Read More
Ahhh, Lopez Island… Two years ago, Lopez was my very first bike camping trip. I was excited by the idea of being able to travel and “live” off my bike. That first trip was a perfect introduction. The hills not too bad (just a slow climb at the start), and our campsite at Spencer Spit…Read More
Pedal, Paddle, Posey Island
It is definitely summer in the Pacific Northwest! The clouds are at bay and the sun is shining. Sadly, neither Marty or I have been biking much this year, so it’s time to get outside again! While I’m taking a nice little vacation for what feels like the first time in a while, poor Marty…Read More
Biking in Place in Bremerton
Well life is definitely different right now. Marty is “sheltering in place” with me in Bremerton, WA and we’re trying to do our part and stay home as much as possible. The weather is perfect to start our bike camping season, but parks are shut down at the moment. So, we decided a day ride…Read More
Windy Whidbey Quickie!
Well it’s been quite some time since our Great Divide Ride and both Marty and I have felt the yearning to get back into our weekend bike rides. Both of us have been focused on fixing the boat and fixing the house. Marty has made some great progress on the mast, it’s back in the…Read More