Sea to the Mountains

Infected with National Park fever we left Seattle forgoing the route south to Portland with an alternative route headed into the mountains. Not just any mountain, our goal was to gaze upon Mount Rainier. The highest in Washington. Climbing from sea level, we ran quickly from the chaos of Seattle’s urban sprawl.  The “new” west […]

Mississippi On My Mind

Following the coastal route only took us through Alabama for a few days, Mississippi would be no different. A few miles down the road from our lunch spot we crossed into the “Birthplace of America’s Music.” Welcome to Mississippi.  A certified retirement region.  What?! We contemplated a tour at the gator farm, but changed our […]

Florida’s Panhandle

After two days of hunkering down under our church pavilion shelter we finally emerged from the monsoon like rains into the clear blue sky. Riding through Newport we stopped at one of the first signs of civilization a farm stand! Unfortunately for both us and the farm stand it was winter, meaning no local produce. Their […]