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San Francisco 2014

Again this year, my wife and I visited San Francisco for Apple’s WWDC and altConf (formerly known as altWWDC). Unlike last year, this year we decided to explore more of San Francisco. Day One Join us as we cruise San Francisco bay on the Blue…


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The Farm at Swan’s Trail

October 2012 The Farm at Swan’s Trail is a family run 45 acre farm spread out along the shores of the beautiful Snohomish River, about 40 miles north of Seattle. We’re visiting the farm on the opening weekend on this sunny Autumn day in October.…


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Mt. Rainier Scenic Railroad

August 25, 2012 Beautiful Alder Lake is a 7 mile long reservoir on the Nisqually River near Eatonville, WA. It was created by the construction of Alder Dam in 1945. At the eastern end of the lake is the town of Elbe which is home to…


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Great American Vacation 2012 – Hells Canyon

June 19, 2012 We end our cross-country journey here in the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area, which is located on the borders of Oregon and Idaho. The area was established by Congress in 1975 to protect the historic and archaeological treasures of Hells Canyon and…


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Great American Vacation 2012 – Craters and Dunes

June 16, 2012 Craters of the Moon (Idaho) Located in the Snake River Plain in central Idaho, Craters of the Moon National Monument is one of the best preserved flood basalt areas in the continental United States. It gets its name from its resemblance to…


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Great American Vacation 2012 – Grand Tetons

June 15, 2012 Grand Teton National Park Grand Teton National Park is named for the Grand Teton range which includes the tallest mountain in the range at 13,775 feet, that’s more than 7,000 feet above Jackson Hole. Only 10 miles south of Yellowstone National Park,…


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Great American Vacation 2012 – Yellowstone

June 12 – 14, 2012 Established in 1872, Yellowstone National Park is America’s first national park spanning across parts of Wyoming, Montana and Idaho, it is home to a large variety of wildlife including grizzly bears, wolves, bison, and elk, and it has some of…


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Great American Vacation 2012 – Jewel Cave

June 11, 2012 Jewel Cave, carved into South Dakota’s Black Hills, is the second longest cave in the world, with just over 151 miles of mapped passageways. Inside the visitor’s center, there’s a small exhibit of some of the rock formations found in the cave…


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Great American Vacation 2012 – The 1880 Train

It’s a beautiful day in Hill City, departure station for the Black Hills Central Railway. Today we take an historic steam train between Hill City and Keystone through the Black Hills National Forest. Our engine takes on water before the 20 mile journey ahead. We…


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Great American Vacation 2012 – Mammoth Site

June 9, 2012 The Mammoth Site in Hot Springs, South Dakota, is the world’s largest mammoth research facility where we travel back in time when Ice Age mammoth, camel, and giant short-faced bear roamed the Great Plains of North America. In 1974, a construction worker,…


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