Category Archives: Music

Umtanum VanSlam

Ok, first of all, is it Umptanum or Umtanum?  Well both spellings seem to be used interchangeably.  So you can decide which one you like and go with it. With the Dudes out of school for spring break and the … Continue reading

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Blue Lake VanSlam 2015

So we’re headed off again.  This time to the annual Sun Lakes summer bash with family and friends. Our departure day was a scorcher with eastern Washington temperatures in the 100’s and a nasty layer of smoke blanketing the normally … Continue reading

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Crescent Beach

Here he is.  Duke (#danger) is five years old. We just got back from another VanSlam camping trip.  This time to Crescent Beach along the Straight of Juan de Fuca, in Washington State.  Our adventure was filled with riding waves, … Continue reading

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The Winter Racing Series

Well we’re off for a winter VanSlam to the sunny side of the state.  We loaded up all the dude’s bicycles and headed over to Wenatchee Confluence State Park. The weather was clear and cold, with nighttime temperatures below freezing, … Continue reading

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Christmas – Baby Please Come Home

Just wanted to share a little Christmas fun with all my friends on WordPress.  Susan and I are blessed to have these beautiful girls in our lives. … in case you missed it, 7 year old Kingston was running one … Continue reading

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Point Robinson Lighthouse

As darkness settled over the still waters of Puget Sound I watched and waited for the lights on the far eastern shore to come alive. Twinkling like stars in a distant galaxy, the city lights danced across the water and … Continue reading

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Sun Lakes VanSlam

We’re headed off again for a few days of camping and kayaking in the eastern Washington high desert area know as Sun Lakes.  Blue Lake to be exact.  Richie and his family have been visiting Laurent’s Sun Village Resort every … Continue reading

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