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Here's to calling your friends who you havent seen in what seems like years, hoping that they live where you think they live now, which is about 3 hours from where you are, in Seattle, WA, and hoping that they will take you in for a few nights. After dropping kate off in seattle I had some time to check the place out, so Gus and I went to discovery park, and pike place market.  Loved seattle. But what then? I probably should have given them a little more warning then just...Heyyyy, can I come see you guys...?! Im in the same state as you, with a car and a dog!
Thanks Chuck and Trevor, for not only living where I think you live, Port Angeles, WA,but also showing me around. They were both surpirsed that I was on this coast, with a dog and a car, when I should be working, but they were happy to show me around anyways. It was awesome. They are defiitely living the dream.They both work for Armstrong Marine, in town, where they design and build some really sweet aluminum boats. Chuck brought his boat up, and we went fishing. I never thought I would make it onto a boat on this trip, and I am really psyched that we did. We went "fishing". I didnt, i just sat there, but I did get a fishing license for the day anyways. His dad joined us, and Gus came for the ride. It was so beautiful and so fun!
Haha, there will be some really good pictures to follow. So now the dog and I are on our way South again, after living the dream for a few days with my boys from the Landing School. : )
Check out some of the new pictures, Here! The rest will be up soon!

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Another post by Kate...Despite Gussie growling at Border Control, they let us back in the country and we arrived late Sunday in Bellingham, WA to stay with my Grandma. Its a full house of dogs with her two corgies, Bill and Mary, and Gus but everyone seems to be getting along. We drove up to Mt. Baker after seeing they got 16 inches overnight psyched for a powder day.  Baker is definitely a local's mountain and snowboarding haven as well. 70% of the skiers and riders went back country. As we didn't have the avi pack or the local knowledge, we stuck to the trails which were still amazing. It was my first real powder day and I used the Auras again and Morgs was on the Libertys. I definitely felt muscles I didn't know I had but I had great time. We dipped into some trees and had some great runs off of Chair 6. The weather was foggy, then clear which let us see all the back country those bros were ducking the rope for. By the end of the day, there was fresh snow puking again and it was like fresh tracks all over. We met some East Coasters out on vaca, Ian and Rob, who took us on a great last run. Rob took a tumble and lost a ski and Morgan and Ian had to go all the way around to rescue the ski but made for some good laughs at aprés. First we closed the mountain then headed to Chair 9, a great pizza/ bar scene just on the edge of the National Forest. Good times. Been a great trip out west, wish I could quit my job and continue with Morgs and Gus but headed back to the East tomorrow.
Check out the pictures of Mt. Baker here.