Cross Country Move

By:  Sam
June 13, 2010

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“Sam, are you lost? Didn’t we just come from there?”

We were both exhausted as we started to drive WA highway 20. Sub-freezing temperatures the night before hadn’t helped us catch up on sleep.

Seriously tired:

Highway 20 was beautiful though, even in the rain.

When we got to the house we both crashed for a couple of days. On the first clear day after we moved in, we drove up to the Baker ski area and reminded ourselves why we decided to make this move.

yup… I don’t think it was a mistake.

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  1. christian
    wrote on June 13th, 2010 at 6:07 pm  

    that view of shuksan from the ski area never gets old…glad you and sam made it out safely. cheers.

  2. Josh A
    wrote on June 13th, 2010 at 6:07 pm  

    Nice write up…

    Funny, I also ended up caving and getting a hotel in Rapid City when I took a road trip out west. You should’ve gone to Crazy Horse, way more interesting the Mount Rushmore, and huge by comparison.

  3. powhounddd
    wrote on June 14th, 2010 at 7:37 am  

    Awesome dude. I want to drive across the continent too next time I go West!! Good luck in your new home and looking forward to some pretty interesting TR’s from that neck of the woods…

  4. Sam
    wrote on June 14th, 2010 at 12:00 pm  

    Thanks everyone! I was sorry to leave the EC, but I’m looking forward to lots of new exploring. We’re only getting in to spring season here now, so we’ll be skiing well into the summer, if not all year round.

    • powhounddd
      wrote on June 14th, 2010 at 4:10 pm  

      I will just pretend I didn’t read that last bit. *claps hands over ears* I CAN’T HEAR YOU! NANANANAAA!

  5. Porter Haney
    wrote on June 14th, 2010 at 12:43 pm  

    Sam! Glad you and Chester made it safe and sound. Good job breaking the dog author barrier. I dig the new style.

  6. Danno
    wrote on June 14th, 2010 at 2:27 pm  
  7. Greg
    wrote on June 14th, 2010 at 5:31 pm  

    awesome awesome awesome photo journal… Chester has definitely found his voice too! never knew he had it in him.

    it’s funny you headed east before heading west… right?

    did you do that to hike the moose thinking you might not ever get back to tag that one or something?

  8. Ben
    wrote on June 15th, 2010 at 2:35 pm  

    beautiful! love the last picture…

    it’s always interesting seeing that vast inner half of the country… and SO nice to see the topography finally rising up from the plains.

    enjoy WA!

  9. MadLancelotSki
    wrote on June 15th, 2010 at 10:40 pm  
  10. Butch Chamberlain
    wrote on June 25th, 2010 at 9:12 am  

    Well I call that an epic TR. The commentator was real good as well.
    I like a dog with character. After seeing the final destination it is of
    no wonder that a person would be drawn to there. I wish you more fun and
    more trips to show us. It’s these little glimpses of the world outside of
    Verm’ont thast facinates me. Keep on sending these TR’s !!!GREAT!!! BC

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