Category Archives: Northern Exposure

Chronicles 22: Life in the Gorge

Follow Sir Thomas Rhymer Oisin Leaf McGowan, Etain de Danann, and Prince Cian’s life in the picturesque Gorge of Oregon and Washington, along the Columbia River. December 2015 Friday, 11 December 2015: Bearings, Hubs, and Repairs (The Dalles, OR; White Salmon, WA) 17 December 2015: Snowed in White Salmon (White Salmon, Washington) 21 December 2015: […]

Chronicle 14: The Lemurians of Shasta

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The Rise and Fall of a Technogypsie

Life of a Nomad, Our rise and fall From the journal of Sir Thomas Leaf McGowan, 16 August 2016 “Its amazing how many people asked us during a weekend we were vending last month … “So Leaf, where are you living these days – you seem to be everywhere?” to which i replied “We live […]

07.25.16 State of the world, nomadic lifestyles

Monday 25 July 2016Everett, Washington Sir Thomas Leaf, Lady Etain, and Prince Cian awoke this morning refreshed and rested after a nice adventure merchanting the E.S.P. (Earth Sky Pagan Campout) at the Longhouse in Redmond this last weekend. The tolls of nomadic travel and adventuring has been taking its effect on them. It has been […]

04.18.16: Back to the Gorge and Willamette

Monday, 18 April 2016Hood River, Portland, Eugene, Oregon A successful “Feast of Fools” the merchant explorers had. As they drove back to the Gorge they dropped by Hood River early in the morning to fuel up at the Riverfront Valero, grab breakfast at McDonalds, and ship off an order at the Postal Annex. After checking […]

04.17.16: Feast of Fools, Day 2

Sunday, 17 April 2016Bonney Lake – Lacey, Washington The merchants were up at the crack of dawn and did some pre-packing up of merchandise since the event ended later today. Merchanting was good albeit short, and new friends met. Before dark fall they had the booth packed up. They were one of the last vendors […]

04.16.16: Feast of Fools, Day 1

Saturday, 16 April 2016Feast of Fools, Bonney Lake, Washington Sir Thomas Leaf was up at the crack of dawn to do finishing touches on the booth while Lady Etain and the Prince slept. The event opened around noon, and they were all up to greet customers. Luckily the playground was just across the path from […]

04.15.16: Feast of Fools

Friday, 15 April 2016Olympia – Bonney Lake, Washington Early to rise, the adventurers had the breakfast buffet that the hotel offered and took a swim before hitting the road. The Prince was in his glory … he loved water. That’s not surprising since six of his planets are in Pisces. The merchant explorers filled up […]

04.14.16: Shipwreck Beads

Thursday, 14 April 2016Olympia, Washington Early to rise, the delvers awoke at the Motel 6 in Kelso to a overcast and rainy atypical Washington morning. Lady Etain and the Prince bundled in their rain gear and jackets, while Sir Thomas was his Viking self – shorts and t-shirt. They grabbed breakfast from the car, making […]

04.13.16: Portland to Kelso

Wednesday, 13 April 2016Portland, Oregon – Kelso, Washington Early to rise, the adventurers awoke in their hotel room and began getting ready for their merchanting adventure at Feast of Fools. After breakfast of pastries and cereal, they were on the road. The delvers headed off to Costco to get provisions and fuel. Sir Thomas got […]