Daily Archives: April 16, 2013

April 16, 2013

Day 0: Leaving Portland

Woke up and today was the day to leave. I flew to San Diego in the afternon where Brick Robbins picked me up from the airport. We had a couple beers and called it a night.

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9:02am
I will miss Freddie looking at her nemesis, Mr. Cat.
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10:39am
Filling up olive oil bottles

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10:46am
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11:16am

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11:17am
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11:17am
One last look at the resupply boxes

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11:18am
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12:21pm

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12:22pm
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12:23pm
Stuff that will/might be mailed to me later.

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12:23pm
The vacuum sealer got a good workout
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12:23pm
and so did the dehydrator

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12:23pm
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12:47pm
These are the clothes I had in 1996 when I hiked the PCT from the Mexican Border to highway 58. I dug them up so I could retake the same photos at the border.

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12:47pm
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12:48pm

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12:48pm
I always thought this label was interesting. I bought these wool pants at Goodwill in Yakima around 1995. They have been around Australia, the whole PCT, and on a bike trip down the Pacific Coast Highway.
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12:48pm
Still had the shoes.

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12:59pm
New clock cardboard, weighs a lot less than the other one I just made
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12:59pm

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1:08pm
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1:08pm
New cardboard sign!

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1:53pm
I got a bunch of fortune cookies and put them in all my resupply boxes, this one was really interesting.
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2:03pm
To do list done!

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2:03pm
PCT to do list done!
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2:39pm
One last fix-it project prior to flying out.

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3:01pm
...and one more last look at the boxes.
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3:01pm

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3:34pm
Driving to the PDX Airport
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3:34pm
Freddie along for the ride

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3:34pm
and so was rush hour traffic.
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3:34pm
Cora driving me

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3:43pm
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3:44pm
Bye to Freddie.

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3:46pm
and bye to Cora
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4:08pm
Figured I'd better make use of all the moving walkways I could

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4:08pm
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4:45pm

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4:56pm
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6:49pm

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7:11pm
Got this at a yard sale in Naches WA in the mid 90's.
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8:32pm

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8:41pm
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8:49pm
Brick in his tri-color truck.

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9:47pm
When the bar brings out your receipt, they bring it in a journal.
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10:06pm

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10:06pm
Interesting door.
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10:10pm
Outside the Veronica Mars HQ.

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10:11pm
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10:22pm
The bar had a can of my favorite beer from Australia.

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10:22pm
I remember my Dad used to get this.
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11:13pm

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11:15pm
Inside Lestat's coffee shop..it is quite the San Diego place.
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11:17pm
Brick

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11:17pm
and bye to the Veronica Mars HQ