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Jeep Renegade Modifications - Making Artie More Awesome

Posted on Sun 08 May 2022 in Projects, Projects Jeep Renegade Trailhawk

Omaha Orange

Artie has been amazing and reliable adventure buddy. Dawn and I love seeing his bright Orange glow when we come back to a parking lot after a day in the mountains.

The Jeep Renegade Trailhawk is not a Wrangler Rubicon, or a Sportsmobile. However, for the forest service roads we …


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COVID Times

Posted on Sun 08 May 2022 in Landlubber Life

Last night, I updated the version of Pelican I use to generate the site, and fixed A LOT of layout issues with articles that I never cleaned up when we switched from using Wordpress. Still a lot of bit rot links that are gone forever, links to spreadsheets, etc.. But …


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Winter Park Resort

Posted on Tue 07 January 2020 in Destinations

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We spent Christmas Ever through New Year's Eve at Winter Park Resort in Colorado. We chose Winter Park because the ski-able terrain resort looked immense (it is) and it had no blackout days with our Ikon Base Pass.

The whole West was suffering some from lack of snow so I …


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My Grandparents

Posted on Fri 09 February 2018 in misc

Honey and Durwee (My Grandparents) the original Walters Adventures


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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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