After playing with an 8-week-old black lab puppy in Portland (and seeing my neighbor CJ on Alberta -- hi, CJ!), we headed back to Seattle.
We stayed on back roads until north of Olympia.
Winlock, Washington, claims to be home to the world's largest egg.
Southwest Washington is definitely home to a bunch of anti-government blowhards.
A couple months ago, floods in this area shut down I-5 for days. Some areas still look pretty wet.
When we get home, I am delighted to see that our mean neighbor appears to be moving! I like to think that he's decided to move out of hatred for us. I'll kind of miss glaring at him from our yard, but I think I'll get over it.