Weekend Vacation; Dial-up connection death

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    Thurday morning my wife and I dropped our kids with my mother, and drove for a few days motoring on Washington State's Olympic Penninsula. Our Bed and Breakfast was in a city named "Sequim, WA" (Pronounced 'skwim'). The folks at Red Caboose Bed and Breakfast were quite hospitable. Just after registration, the owner - Olaf, came out to look at the 8. First thing he said was 'I love how those back doors work!' After showing him around the car for a bit, we parked next to caboose #2 - Before I got the bags out, Olaf walked up and asked to peer under the hood.

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    Inside - not 'nice' but fun for sure.
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    The feeling of being without the kids is pretty amazing - you parents reading may know what I mean. We didn't have to plan anything. We had time to simply do everything or nothing we chose. No cutting up food for a todler, no having to listen to a 6 year old whine about 'are we there yet'.

    We drove around the Bay, and found a very nice, quite boat launch.

    The dumbest sign I've seen - placement wise. This was at the BOTTOM of a huge wall/cliff area - can be seen in the photo of my car. I'm thinking, this sign was placed here sort of as a way to rub it in, to those who may have fallen. :) It'd be better served at the TOP of that cliff, where the fence is.
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    My wife making an obscene jesture :)

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    Taken at John Wayne Marina - (Yes, THAT John Wayne)

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    One of my favourite shots...

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    Oh DEER!

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    What's more fun than a wine-tasting :)

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    Sadly, we had to head home Saturday - These were taken along Hwy101 - those in Oregon or CA would know this road...runs along the 'Pacific Coast'...and is a 'highway' hehe

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    You really take good pictures Darin. They're always such fun to look at.

    But I'm curious, do you WASH that car before every shot? ... :cof:

    Being a technician, it's nice to see someone take care of their vehicle. So many don't give a damn. Get in, turn key, go.
     
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    :) Thanks!

    I keep a "California Duster" in the car - but mostly, it's the choice of colour - Silver does a great job, espcially in photos, of looking clean, when it's not.

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    Yup... I was going mention, I can't keep my truck that clean, even if I wash it once a week. But then... it's WHITE.

    I like the white. It's nice when it's clean, but one little sprinkle of rain and it's filthy. :(
     
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    I was thinking the same thing...."Pretty in Silver" must be a proud papa!
    Then again any serious car collector knows ya stay away from silver,black and red...they fade the fastest and take the most maintenance....! :teeth:
     
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    how does silver fade? lol...Silver takes the LEAST amount of work...as far as I can judge. :D
     
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    Maybe it fades faster up there in Virginia City... :dunno: :cuckoo:
     

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