Category Archives: Trips & Vacations

… and, we’re off! Yellowstone/ Glacier Road trip, #1

Summer is here. And though COVID has limited our options, most of the info on what’s safest is to stay outside. So, we’re heading East (which is West for most Americans), to the wide open spaces of Glacier National Park, … Continue reading

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Memorial Day Road Trip

This weekend, we took a 3 day trip exploring the state in our car. This route was filled with sites that we are quite familiar with and have visited several times (North Cascades, Leavenworth, Chelan), along with a few items … Continue reading

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Holiday Weekend on snoqualmie pass

Well, the holidays are officially here. And though the Kniffin Family has always enjoyed each other’s presence, there was a general consensus this weekend that the kids are getting to an age where they both need less supervision, and add … Continue reading

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Stop 3: Yosemite National Park

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What is there to say about Yosemite? It’s amazing. It’s popular. It’s one of the few places that, no matter how much you’ve heard about it, it still amazes you. I’ll say one other thing: this was special because it’s … Continue reading

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Stop #2: San Francisco

We tried to mix some city with the parks.  Stop number two was San Francisco.          

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Stop #1: Redwoods (West Coast Road Trip)

So, we arrived at the first of the 3 major Parks that comprise the building blocks of this trip, and it was amazing! Would you believe I had a few friends tell me there wasn’t much to seeing the redwoods? … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, lovely girl

Abigail turned 9, a few hours ago. Here we are with a very special view, off the Mendocino coast.

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Day 2: getting to the Oregon Coast

Today we made it through Portland and stayed with Uncle Matt long enough to see his business, Handcrafted Movement, and their new site. Once we left Matt in Portland, we headed down south of Portland, to the Coast.  This is … Continue reading

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West coast road trip: We’re off!

Summer is here! And that means we begin on something I’ve been looking forward to all year: we’re taking a West Coast Road Trip. We’re going to take ~2 weeks to travel down the West Coast, about as far as … Continue reading

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