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We left Orem, Utah around 4:30 and got home around 6:30 in the evening. Not too bad.

We traded this....

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for this....


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We took Chinook pass home and it was a breathtaking drive. At the top there is still snow on the ground. When we stopped for a closer look, Chris leaped over the railing into a snow patch in his bare feet. Just as quickly, he pulled himself back over to the right side of the railing. Apparently snow is cold on bare feet. Who knew? :grin:

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An alpine lake, surrounded by snow.

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Ashley got out to take a closer look, but Allison couldn't locate her shoes and refused to leave the vehicle.

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Our ride at the top of Chinook Pass.

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Chris loved the cool air of the pass and put his head out the window as the greenery flew past.
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All in all, not a bad drive. When we got home, Lance had dinner ready for us. Steak, green beans with bacon and applesauce. Is it any wonder I kinda like this guy?

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  1. Where is Chinook Pass? I love the out-the-window picture!

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  2. You know where Yakima is? You take the white pass/chinook pass turn off from there. It takes you up this amazing canyon with a river flowing down it and up into the hills and mountains. You can either come down on the Sunrise side of Mt. Rainier, or the Paradise side.

    It's a beautiful drive. Do you get up here often?

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  3. Awesome pictures!
    I have been there, and the canyon part is way cool.

    Welcome Welcome!!!!

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  4. Hi No Cool Story! Bienvenidos chama. Me gusta tu blog y como llamas a tu hija 'la fashionista' me da risa. Que chevere! I should rename my oldest daughter La Fashionishta.

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  5. In the first pic of Chris it looks kinda like he's taking a bathroom break.

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  6. That's what my hubby said!! He really wasn't though. He just had his hands in his pockets and was looking down at the snow.

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  7. the man is loyal, cute and cooks. i've said it before, clone him!

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  8. The first pic with the clouds was great despite the roadway, i almost didn't want to take the journey with you there.
    Applesauce, how American, i have never tried it,
    great read!

    Evan

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  9. Oh man -- that makes me homesick! Chinook pass ...sigh... "I want to see Mountains again Gandalf. Mountains!"

    And Nat -- how long have you lived around there?????

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  10. Anna, I wish I could clone him for you! He's the greatest.

    Evan, welcome! You should try applesauce sometime. It's quite good, especially if it's homemade.

    Sketchy, you're from here?

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  11. omigosh, Mr. Evan, you have NEVER TRIED APPLESAUCE????? You must do so really soon...

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  12. We should send him some!

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