Category Archives: Trips & Vacations

The Inaugural Brotherhood Family Weekend

This last week was the fulfillment of a lifelong dream of 3 families being able to spend time together. We went to Nashville to spend 5 days with Uncle Ras & Uncle Maas & their families. Maas & Ras & I … Continue reading

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Abbey quotes, on a bike ride at Smoky Mountains national park

A: we should stop at this log cabinMom: but we’ve already stopped at many cabins. Don’t you want to get going?A; but mom, seeing these cabins is like a history lesson in the summer . Combined with the biking, this … Continue reading

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Spring Break #1:Los Angeles

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Uncle Matt & Aunt Elizabeth’s Wedding

Uncle Matt & Elizabeth got married last weekend. An amazing event, will you really witness the stories of two amazing people come together. We’re happy to have an expansion in our family. It was also the First two days that … Continue reading

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… 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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