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Long Weekend on the Road (International Edition) part 2

Last time I told you about the first day of our four-day bookscouting excursion to Victoria, B.C. Here’s the next installment.

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Long Weekend on the Road (International Edition)

I was a little taken aback by how strongly my wife approved of my suggestion that for this year’s anniversary trip, we should take the Clipper to Victoria, on Vancouver Island in British Columbia.

“Because I want to have high tea,” Julie explained. “At the Empress.”

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A Sunday in the Foothills

I’m not the only one in our household with itchy feet. My wife gets occasional bouts of wanderlust as well. Continue Reading »

Another Saturday in Olympia

Which is to say, it was time again for the Olympia Comics Festival.

And this year, by God, I was going to be ready. Continue Reading »

A Soggy Sunday Drive

Last week I talked about our weekend jaunt to the Columbia Gorge in search of old books and comics and stuff. Most of it was a lot of fun. But sometimes… the wheels just kind of come off the wagon.

Which is to say, Sunday’s trip home was not a whole lot of fun at all. But we did get in a little bit of books-and-comics stuff. Continue Reading »

Long Weekend In The Dalles

“So, what would you think about driving down to the Gorge this weekend?” I asked my bride.

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Four Days on a Deserted Island, conclusion

Wrapping up the tale of our sojourn to Whidbey Island to hunt rare books and comics in the wild. Part one is here, part two is here, and the last installment lies under the fold.

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Four Days on a Deserted Island, part two

Last week I told you about our struggle to get to Whidbey Island for a four-day bookscouting vacation, despite a fearsome (snort) Seattle snowstorm. And here is the second part of that account. Continue Reading »

Four Days on a Deserted Island, part one

Well, not really deserted, but to city folk like us, Whidbey Island certainly felt like it.

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A Sunday Drive With Some Looks At Books

As much as my wife and I had hoped to put this off, there was just no more stalling. Continue Reading »

Ten Days on the Road, conclusion

Concluding the series of columns recounting Greg and Julie’s Excellent Bookscouting Adventure. For latecomers, here is part one, part two, part three… and our conclusion lies below the fold.

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Ten Days on the Road, part three

Continuing the account of our vacation ambling through the Pacific Northwest in search of old books and comics and cool stuff. Part one is here, part two is here, and part three you will find under the fold.

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Ten Days On The Road, part two

Continuing the account of our wander across the Pacific Northwest in search of old comics, out-of-print books, and geek culture in general. Part one is here, for those who came in late.

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Ten Days on the Road, part one

When Julie and I decided we were going to stop going to the San Diego Comic-Con, what we ended up doing instead was taking back-roads vacations here in the Northwest… and somehow we always seem to stumble across lots of comics and other geeky stuff anyway.

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A Saturday in Olympia

Specifically, the Olympia Comics Festival.

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