Final Fall in Seattle

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Well, our last fall in the Seattle area saw a lot of changes. We sold the ole VW and got a Ford van for our new-to-us family adventuremobile. Courtney (while still doing full time grad school) started working part time with one of her favorite NGOs (Preemptive Love Coalition), and we took a few fun trips south. More below…

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One last dip in the lake before it got too cold (had to wear our wetsuits for this last lake day). Fall starts the salmon migration and the beginnings of chasing bear, deer and elk around the thick forests of Washington.

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For our 10 year anniversary we went camping in the beautiful fall colors (fall in the PacNW is the absolute best), and then met up with friends in Leavenworth for the annual Oktoberfest kid-less shenanigans.

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After Leavenworth, Gary joined a couple hundred other VW Vans in Central Oregon for a fun event called Descend on Bend.

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Always good to have Carly & Amos in the hood! VW’s unite!

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The girls were Rey for Halloween, and Courtney (below) is getting her gallery put up in all sorts of places lately. People love it and are very inspired by the project.

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The girls took a quick trip down to San Diego for some fun in the sun…

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… while me and my good buddy Matt Strubhar flew to Colorado to drive back the new adventuremobile. We stopped for a few days in Moab to explore, camp and ride dirt bikes.

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