We’re leaving on a four day microtour shortly. This evening we’ll help celebrate my mother’s 93rd birthday at a dinner in Seattle. Ordinarily we drive up for events like these, but this time we’re leaving the car home and taking Amtrak. Tonight we’ll stay over in a downtown motel and then in the morning start a three day bike ride up to Bellingham and take the Amtrak back to Portland at the end.
Oh, and one other thing about this ride: it’s a celebration. Today’s our 29th anniversary!
Here’s the complete journal, and overview map: