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Tank Full Of Gas (Multiple), Chapter Nineteen, Part 4: Crater Lake

As our vacation progressed, I appreciated that each of our days’ drives became shorter and shorter. In the beginning of the trip, it was good to feel the miles slip under the wheels. It felt like we were actually traveling. Driving in the desert, or anywhere, is different than getting on a plane and just […]

Tank Full Of Gas, Chapter 18: Camp Creek, OR, Again

Because we like it. Of all the various places we’ve camped and visited, Camp Creek has been my favorite. It’s close to Portland, it’s got big trees, the sites are spacious, and you can hear the river throughout the campground. This is important, because it is close to 26, and you can sometimes hear traffic […]

Tank Full Of Gas, Chapter 17: Camping in Moss Creek, WA

Our goal this summer, like last summer, is to try to go camping at least once a month. We planned this trip before knowing that the weather in Portland was forecasted to be scorchingly, searingly, eyeball-poppingly hot. As this weekend approached, we hoped the temperature near The Gorge, under the shade of tall trees would […]

Tank Full of Gas, Chapter 15: Camp Creek, OR

The goal this summer is to go camping once a month. We had great luck with the weather on our last trip. It was chilly and windy, but there were bright, crystal-blue skies on the coast and we couldn’t believe our good fortune. So for this trip, I got a little overconfident. It had barely […]

Nice Sleeping Weather

It will ALMOST be in the 50s! Let’s go sleep outside!  On the side of a mountain!  There might be snow at 8000 ft! Look for the write up next week, if I don’t lose my fingers to frostbite.  Maybe I’ll be able to type it out with my nose.  But I will probably lose […]