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Last night of the trip!

August 25th, 2010



And one last wonderful family to share it with. Dennis whipped up a terrific dinner, and then we sat around the fire talking and drinking various hot beverages (coffee and tea for the "adults", hot chocolate for the rest of us). Madelyn sat at my feet most of the night snorting in (what I’m sure was) admiration. And then we ended on a sweet note: Tillamook ice cream!

Fun fact: 30 years ago, Dennis proposed to Jan underneath the World’s Largest Buffalo, which you may remember from back in Jamestown, ND!

From left to right: Harrison, Leah, Jan, Dennis, Madelyn

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Madelyn

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That’s a smile. I swear.

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Farewell fog

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Awesome mailbox #46

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Grown from seed!

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Crazed roadside bear

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This one could double as a stickball dugout.

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Did you know?

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You can always tell how old a piece of rail is: it’s written right on the side!

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Overgrowth

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Who’d have thought the track was laid so recently?

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Tillamook Bay

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Getting close!

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Datsa lotta oyster shells!

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More Tillamook Bay

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Rocks and then some rocks

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Oh hello there

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Waiting for the train

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The last-mile crew!

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Ocian in view! O! The joy!

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It is complete.

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