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Meet Artie

Posted on Fri 28 July 2017 in Jeep Renegade

This is Artie, Artie McFartie.

This 2016 Jeep Renegade is our new adventure platform. We had a Prius when we moved back to Washington but after the lease was up, we wanted to upgrade to something capable of handling the snow and the US Forest Service roads around the Pacific …


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Super Bowl 50 - Cross Country Skiing

Posted on Thu 11 February 2016 in XCountry Skiing

Since Dawn and I returned from the warmth and sun of the Pacific Ocean both in Mexico and Hawai'i we really wanted to get into some snow and enjoy some seasons other than Endless Summer. January 2015 that was impossible in Washington state since we had zero snow. this winter …


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Changes at DeepPlaya.com

Posted on Mon 02 March 2015 in Uncategorized

Since we're not just sailors and currently living on land, I've made some tweaks to the site over the past couple of days. Mostly I changed the theme so the main site and my tech\ham W7PEA subsite look the same and are more inline with our personal tastes.

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I've …


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Survey Results: Favorite Beer, Wine or Whisky Establishment

Posted on Mon 02 February 2015 in Uncategorized

Since its been a few years since we lived in Seattle I surveyed my friends about their favorite places and things in the city. This is my favorite question we asked and it was the most interesting to me. Witness had 4 votes and I've never heard of it. There …


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Survey Results: Seattle Tourist Attractions

Posted on Fri 30 January 2015 in Uncategorized

Since its been a few years since we lived in Seattle I surveyed my friends about their favorite places and things in the city.

What is your must see tourist site?

Fremont (3)\ Fremont and things in Fremont were a clear cut winner, which is funny because I don't think …


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Survey Results: Every Day Restaurants

Posted on Thu 29 January 2015 in Uncategorized

Since its been a few years since we lived in Seattle I surveyed my friends about their favorite places and things in the city.

What is your favorite everyday restaurant?

The top vote getters:


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Survey Results: Special Occasion Restaurant

Posted on Wed 28 January 2015 in Uncategorized

Since its been a few years since we lived in Seattle I surveyed my friends about their favorite places and things in the city. Our first question:

What is your favorite special occasion restaurant?

Revel was most frequently suggestedalong with Crush, Canlis and Poppy and the rest are in Alphabetical …


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Playing Tourist in Honolulu

Posted on Mon 14 July 2014 in Destinations - Hawaii

We're trying to do a better job taking in the sites around Oahu. Last weekend we went to the Pacific Aviation Museum and this weekend we went to Shangr-La, Doris Duke's home and now Islamic Art Museum.

We have done a lot of site seeing and tours in our journeys …


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Something for the Cruiser Friends

Posted on Tue 25 March 2014 in Gear

Everyone need specialized Coconut equipment!

http://www.coolthings.com/coco-jack/


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America's Cup 34

Posted on Mon 30 September 2013 in Destinations - San Francisco

America's Cup

Dawn and I were at home in Honolulu watching the America's Cup on YouTube on the day they tied the race up forcing a final deciding race. We booked a last minute flight to San Francisco to watch the race and were not disappointed! Team USA Oracle won the race …


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