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Why Washington? (2017 Summer Vacation Part 1)

The Beginning of Summer Vacation, or, Why Did We Choose Washington?

Part 1 – Part 2

Oh the weather outside is actually quite nice!

We have returned from almost two weeks of total confusion.  A poor ol’ country boy who has spent many a day burning up in the gulf coast spent much of his time being cool without an air conditioner!  This was a change for me and my bunch, but the idea of trekking over 2,000 miles to vacation seems to be a tall order.

We chose the way of the bird and four hours later we landed, jet lagged and flustered from screaming demon-children that keep following us around yelling for their mother and father.  As fast as we fled, we could not shake them.  With that in mind, we made tracks for our destination:  Everett, Washington.

The reason for this particular trip was a work from many moons ago as I had discussed attending my niece’s graduation.  She would become a graduate of Everett High School (EHS), and I and my family were invited to attend.  We took them up on their offer!  A tend day visit, no hotel costs and some free gas and food to help with costs.  Friday we recovered and Saturday we went to graduation.  So, here are a couple of photos to get you started with our experience.

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JCH PODCAST: Episode 4 – Travelogue and Heroes of the Storm!

JCH Phones004 – Travelogue and Heroes of the Storm!

We had a plan to release two  podcasts side by side, but things happened, and we just did a last minute podcast to cover my trip to Florida and Mike’s obsession with Heroes of the Storm.  This cast was made with little post production, so much throat clearing and mouth breathing is present.  This is a step in the direction we want to go with the podcast, a natural conversation that is seamless.  The difficulty is latency on our software, which causes us to have stretches of silence every once in a while.  So many adult words!  You are warned!

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