Category Archives: Northwest – 2014

Road trip to the Pacific Northwest in August 2014

Return Trip Home

The first day of the return trip covered 470 miles and started rather late in the morning –   it is hard to leave the idyllic Amber Bear Inn. Just a few miles down the road we crossed into Idaho and … Continue reading

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Amber Bear Inn – Montana

Monday it is off to Montana to visit Nancy, an old friend of Patty’s. We had been to her bed-and-breakfast before, but it had been many years. Her husband, Michael, had installed a NEMA 14-50 plug so that we could … Continue reading

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Family in Spokane, WA

Patty’s two cousins (Susie and Rainey) moved to Spokane with their families years ago and brought their mother Lita, Patty’s aunt, with them. Susie has two grown daughters – Stacy and Sabrina – while Rainey has twin boys – Todd … Continue reading

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From Clio to Spokane

Leaving Clio On the outskirts of Grabear we turned on CA-70 heading west. It was about 100 miles of curving, mountain roads until we met Hwy 99 East and headed toward the Corning Superchargers. As around Prescott, AZ, this driving … Continue reading

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Tall Trees and Wide Open Spaces

Driving into Plumas County is entering a rural and mountainous region of California. Clio reminded us of a more isolated Prescott, AZ – without the town. There isn’t nearly the Western history, even though there was a gold rush here … Continue reading

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Napa – California Wine Country

We wanted to see family, so we came to Napa, CA as the first stop on our trip. C.J., Olivia and our grandson Caleb were the reasons for being here. Olivia’s sister Ari also lives in Napa and their mother, … Continue reading

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Day One

2 August: The first day was traveling to Napa, CA to visit our son, his wife, and our grandson Caleb. We have made this trip several times and the only thing different today was the number of Tesla’s we saw … Continue reading

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