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~ Wenatchee ~

It was difficult to leave Shady Pines Resort on Friday. We liked the cabin, the intimacy of the resort and I was pleased at how unspoiled the entire place remains. On the road to Wenatchee, we drove into a thunderstorm … Continue reading

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~ Conconully by Canoe + WPC – Cherry On Top ~

Thursday afternoon, I rented a canoe and paddled Jello over to the 72 foot high (~21 m) earthen dam that created this reservoir. Constructed by the U.S. Bureau of Reclamation in 1910-11, and reconstructed in 1969, the Conconully Dam is … Continue reading

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~ Shady Pines Resort – Conconully, Washington ~

When I was in grade school, my parents would bundle us kids into the pickup with camping gear and fishing boat, and drive from Wenatchee to ‘Harry’s Resort’ (now Shady Pines) on Conconully Reservoir, near Omak. My memories of those … Continue reading

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~ At Jocelyn’s Cabin In The Woods ~

Jocelyn met us in Newport and we drove in tandem to her cabin. Her husband is working so he can’t be here, and both children are grown and making their way in life. Jocelyn and I met when we both … Continue reading

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~ In A Vase On Monday — Wedding Flowers ~

Creighton, Jello and I are staying with our friend Jocelyn, at her cabin on Priest Lake, Idaho. Just two days ago she was in Seattle for the wedding of her younger brother. Since she was driving home, and the bridesmaids … Continue reading

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~ Mac’s Landing ~ Deer Lake, WA ~

Last night we stayed in Newport, Washington where my family lived from 1950-55. Since I was very young, my recollections of Newport are few and far between. Our focus yesterday, Sunday was to visit Deer Lake Resort for a picnic … Continue reading

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~ In A Vase ~ In My Heart ~

“Memories, you see, last longer than anything else.”  Margaret Sangster Harvey Littlejohn Low February 28,1922 – Spokane Washington ~ June 3, 2016 – Corvallis, Oregon My younger sister, Lori and I collaborated to write a quality obituary of our father. … Continue reading

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