Last night at Pt Hudson

I have to figure out how to live here.

Yesterday my family stopped by for a visit, and Matt heard someone congratulate the sail boat making it’s way into the marina. That boat was the winner (first to reach Ketchikan) of R2AK. So I got a chance to check out their bikes driving propellers.


Point Hudson

I’m here for my annual visit to the Pt Hudson Marina and RV Park, something I always enjoy. The RV park offers spaces at quite premium prices, which folk gladly pay. I choose one of the two dry camp spaces to save money, but also because it’s the closest to the marina proper. Very […]

Boats in Port Townsend

Another Race to Alaska commences Monday (see and I’ll be hanging out tomorrow at the pre-race festivities. But in the meantime, the organizers of that race put another event together called the Seventy48. The idea is strictly human-powered watercraft, no motors or sails, going from Tacoma to Port Townsend in less than 48 […]

WA Pot Laws

We’re coming up on the fifth anniversary of legal cannabis sales in Washington state. I recall when the rules were being written, completely out of whole cloth given there was no experience, how many times the regulators and lawmakers wished they had some data, some numbers, anything concrete to help with setting the rules. […]

Yay! Firefox fixed

Seven or eight years ago I added an ad blocker to Firefox, my web browser. Now, some sites, mainly newspapers, detected my blocker and stopped me from reading their product. But they obviously felt their ads were more important than their content.

Last week changed their code which destroyed optional add-ons, including my […]

Back in Chimacum

I’ll be here for a while, like until September.

Oregon Pot

Oregon grows too much pot, and that means low prices. How low? You regularly see $3 grams advertised, and $50 ounces, sometimes less. A joint can be had for $2.50. But that’s for folk on a budget. To get a better quality, $6 grams and $25 eighths are more like it. Contrast to CA […]


I’ve been here a few days waiting for the next break in the rain, and tomorrow looks like I can move up to Seaside. And, there might be some dry days on the way. It’s been six weeks since I hit the Pacific coast, and I saw about 5 dry days total.

That means […]

Newport, OR

There was a weather break today, so up the road I went to Newport, one of my favorite Oregon Coast places. I stay at the Marina and RV park which is super nice, with a view of the bridge, and when the weather cooperates, some great beaches within a short distance.


Atmospheric River

That’s a relatively new term to describe the weather I’ve been living with for weeks now. It means a lot of rain, and high winds on the NW coast. Today it rained over 2 inches. Yesterday winds were around 55 mph. That’s what I’ve seen almost every day lately.

In Bandon for a bit […]