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#28 Sylvan Park - Three Sisters Drive

Sylvan was our last stop on a three park tour today. We were surprised to find an off-street parking lot for this park, but with only a few non-handicap parking spots they were full. 313 more words


#27 Quail Park - Regency St

We hit Quail Park after we did the Skyline Sports Complex, mostly because we were so bored by the complex’s play structures. Our son got bored after 10 minutes, and we were kinda of tired of standing around. 324 more words


#26 Skyline Sports Complex – Mountaineer Way

When the Skyline Sports Complex was pulled out of the jar I got a feeling of nostalgia. I went to middle school at Cascade Junior High, which right next to the sports complex. 371 more words


#25 Ponderosa Park - 15th Street

Ponderosa Park was a staple in my youth, with it’s older swings and strange attached wilderness. I have to admit I had not been back to Ponderosa Park is almost a decade when we visited for the tour. 611 more words



My wife is returning to work next week after a wonderfully-long maternity leave. We wanted to get in a nice road trip before she has to jump back into corporate life so we headed over to Suttle Lake near Sisters, Oregon for a couple of nights. 96 more words


Magic of Midsummer

We’ve had lightning during the last couple of weeks and the grass is tall and dry. There’s been strikes nearby, and I’m thankful for watchful neighbors who have put out spot fires on trees near our land. 46 more words


Window Fixed!

We always enjoy hanging out around the boat. Even though we hadn’t planned to come to Anacortes Marina the first part of July, it’s been fun to be at the marina while we waited to get new glass made for our broken window. 347 more words