Our trip to date
Post #1221 • August 21, 2008, 11:51 AM • 17 Comments
Thursday, August 7: Leave Benbow, California. Lunch in Eureka, California. The haul from Bookleggers in Eureka: I Opened the Gate, Laughing by Mayumi Oda and Lotus Moon: The Poetry of Rengetsu. Arrive Eugene, Oregon at midnight in front of K.'s house and spend night on the curb.
Friday, August 8: Eugene, Oregon. Climbed Spencer's Butte. Drove up to Skinner Butte to look over city, then out to dinner.
Saturday, August 9: Eugene, Oregon. Saturday market. SG went out to wine tasting while FE recovered. Whiteaker Street party. Dinner at Cozmic Pizza.
Sunday, August 10: Portland, Oregon. Tried a couple of camps before settling on Tualatin. My brother's pesto with ingredients from the garden.
Monday, August 11: Portland, Oregon. The haul from Powell's: the 2006 Bonnard monograph from the show at the Mus&eacuate;e d'Art Moderne de la Ville de Paris, The Libertarian Reader by David Boaz, Things I Didn't Know by Robert Hughes, Art and Culture by Clement Greenberg (I had just read in an article by James Panero [thank you Mark Brown] that some nigh-forgotten performance artist chewed up and spat out its pages in one of his works; how sad that its nutriment could not be gained that way), Passionate Journey and The Sun by Frans Masereel. Dinner at House of Louie, tea at Chinese Garden, dessert at Voodoo Doughnut.
Tuesday, August 12: Portland, Oregon. Massages. Birthday party.
Wednesday, August 13: Cannon Beach, Oregon. Drive to RV park at McChord Air Force Base, Tacoma, Washington.
Thursday, August 14: Tacoma, Washington. Commissary. Parasailing.
Friday, August 15: Tacoma, Washington. One of my birthday presents was private shooting lessons with a SWAT cop.
Saturday, August 16: Breakfast at Elmer's. Hippotherapy with SG's niece. Camp in Lake Easton State Park, Washington. Mileage: 25062.
Sunday, August 17: We broke down thirteen miles west of Ritzville, Washington and had to be towed to Spokane. We overnight in a Wal-Mart parking lot.
Monday, August 18: Sandpoint, ID, cross into Canada, overnight in Fernie, British Columbia. Mileage: 25478.
Tuesday, August 19: Arrive in Edmonton. Mileage:
probably 40000 or something 25876.
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