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Uncle Markie out and about.

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Fri
28
Jun '19

Trip Report: Whistler — First Trip Of The Summer

Nothing like this on a driving trip: Had a BUNCH of 10 cent off Safeway Rewards. They only let me use 10 of them. We left on Sunday after I got off work – fortunately Mags lives close to the shop. Was only able to grab a one-bedroom at Birch Bay – Mags was on […]

Sat
22
Jun '19

Trip Report: Portland For A Food Show

Got back on the train headed to Portland (from my overnight stop in Centralia) at this wonderful 1912 station: This time I’m travelling in coach, but it was in the transition car with Bistro at the other end, so the seating layout was the same as Business, just no coupon for $3.00 or newspapers. It’s […]

Thu
20
Jun '19

Trip Report: Train To Centralia

After being home for weeks, I’m finally back on the road – well, the rails. Headed to Portland for a food show, but Centralia is the first stop. King Street Station in Seattle is as lovely as always: And there was a cool “company car” parked on a siding… It belongs to the Department of […]

Tue
4
Jun '19

Trip Planning: Around The World In Twelve Days

It feels a little “odd” to have NOT been travelling for the last month plus. It made my business partner happy as I picked up a much of Friday shifts, allowing him to putter around his garden and do house projects. That hasn’t stopped me from planning future trips. Summers I generally travel less because […]