August 29, 2007


I got engaged last Saturday.  It was a fun and wonderful experience, and here are some details for the interested.So, I wanted to create a wonderful proposal.  My first idea was to have a very romantic dinner at the nice glade upon a mountaintop near McCall.  I was hoping to have tea lights and a table and a wonderful time.  However there is a strict 'burn ban,' due to massive amounts of forest fires this year, so no one can have any sort of fire at all.  So with some spots in mind, I decided to recon some places up in the woods... read more

August 20, 2007

Aero Ace

I returned to Idaho to find my brother's remote control airplane waiting for a new pilot. Twenty minutes later, I was hooked and ended up getting a plane myself. The little planes are called the Air Hogs Aero Aces, and are definitely one of the funnest hobby planes I have ever seen. I got the green one, which really is quite a performer for not having any control surfaces!

August 9, 2007

Olympic Hot Springs

A few weeks back, Melissa and I traveled to the Olympic Peninsula here in Washington and visited Olympic Hot Springs. It was a fun drive (riding the ferry from Edmonds to Kingston) over to Port Angeles, and a nice hike up to the hot springs. Not the best hot springs, but Washington doesn't have the greatest selection.