N. Cascades NP to Seattle, WA
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8.28.08 N. Cascades NP to
Ned joined us today- Hooray! That's our big news.
This morning we drove from North Cascades NP thru Darrington, where we saw the huge wood mills. It made us sad every time a big truckload of old trees drove by- we had a reality check about how much wood and paper we use. How do we renew the resource of trees that took 80 years to grow? If we plant 10 times the trees that we’d use for our log cabin, would it be ethical to use those trees- It was an interesting discussion with the kids.
We stopped for groceries and then went to call our friend from The Woodlands, Christy, to see if we could “swing by” to
Well! Driving I-5 through
Ned took a cab in 5pm traffic from the airport that was 4.5 miles from the campground- we are so happy to see him! We had a delicious lasagna/salad/garlic bread dinner with brownies for dessert- also celebrated Lia’s 8th “Gotcha Day” today!
The Seattle KOA here ($65) is like a resort, although highway traffic is disruptive. Choices in
Then our plan this week is to visit Olympic National Park, Victoria, and family on Lopez Island before Ned has to head home.