Our last day in Washington was nice and relaxing. We didn’t see anything super-special; rather, we ate breakfast, got showered, took off for Chehalis, and got stuff done.
We made a stop at Wally for cooler supplies, spent 90 minutes at the laundromat, had a nice lunch at Taco Del Mar, then caught a matinee of World War Z at the local movie theater. It was a totally stress-free day.
We have yet to see the elk that are supposed to walk about every day outside our room window. We’ve seen, um, evidence that they’ve been there, but other than that, no go.
Still, we watch. Still, they laugh.
OK, today, we’re off to the Portland area. The plan is to see the Tillamook Dairy (yummy — I shall purchase cheese) and the Columbia River Gorge before heading for our hotel in Government Camp, just outside Mt. Hood National Park. More beauty coming our (and your) way. How fun!
Unfortunately, we’re looking at rain, rain and more rain over the next few days. But hey, it’s the Pacific Northwest, right? Something else I find amusing:
I wonder how long the local TV weather guys have included the town of Forks on their daily forecast maps. Haha to them if it’s just been over the last few years. Seriously?? (If that means nothing to you, you’ve obviously not read any of the Twilight books, or seen any of the movies. It’s OK — not a big deal. )
So off we go! It’s been real, Washington. Loved it. And of course, I heart all my fiends for coming to read about our silly little Odysseys. Hugs to you all.