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July 15-16 Raymond, WA

July 15, Arriving in Raymond After many more freeway exits and farms later, we reached our next stop, Raymond, Washington. We stayed in a neighboring town called Southbend, conveniently just a few minutes from the performance venue. The area was quiet and minimal, half of the town was weaving in and out of the deep …

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July 13-14, 2017 8:45 Woodland, CA and Springfield, OR – Adventure Begins

JULY 13 Every adventure starts with the journey. For us, our journey started with our first travel day to Woodland, California. As we waved off to the parents and set our “sails”, the excitement and anticipation of the boys filled the bus. The sounds and voices that moved through the air brought nostalgia from the …

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2015 Summer Tour – Washington DC (Kennedy Center concert)

From the time we awoke on Tuesday we were focused on that evening’s performance at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts. Our sightseeing for the day was the National Archives, where the Declaration of Independence, the U.S. Constitution and the Bill of Rights are housed.  There is also a “vault” and museum …

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2015 Summer Tour – Washington DC (Friday and Saturday)

Our initial foray into Washington DC was superb.  We continued the following morning with a visit to the Library of Congress.  What an incredibly beautiful building, completed in 1897. Shades of “National Treasure!” After lunch we headed out via the subway (or as the locals call it, the metro) to Arlington National Cemetery.  The shuttle …

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