Last week, while it was in the 90s in Portland, Dave and I packed up for an after Labor Day camping trip to Cape Disappointment. And you know what was awesome about this trip? It was like, only 20 minutes from home.
Long before we decided to move to Astoria, we looked ahead at the summer weekends of 2011 and started to plan some camping trips. We probably started planning in January or February. We looked at all the festivals, street fairs, weddings, Timbers games, and all the other stuff going on in the summer. Then we […]
This weekend, we are unhooking from the grid for a whole three days, packing up the car, driving east, beyond civilization, outside cell coverage, and into the woods. With big mountains and big trees. We’re going to build big fires and cook big meals. We’ll breathe big gulps of mountain air and catch fish with […]
Awesome. We knew that early May was way, way too early to be camping, especially on the coast. We normally camp in a tent. But we wanted to try a yurt. We figured it would expand our camping season if we didn’t have to worry about sleeping in a puddle. How correct we were.
Dave’s last day of work was yesterday. I haven’t seen him sit still for days. If he stands in one place, he bounces or outright dances. He will deny this if you ask him about it. But I swear internet, it’s true. Long before we had any idea we’d be quitting our jobs and moving […]