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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: […]

04.05.16 Growth in White Salmon

Tuesday, 5 April 2016White Salmon, WA That morning, Sir Thomas was up early with the pliers ready to begin pulling studs out of his snow tires since he couldn’t afford to have it professionally done nor tires replaced. He did it for a few hours and took a break. the Young Prince wanted to help […]

01.09.16 orders, wifi, White Salmon library

Saturday, 9 January 2016White Salmon, Washington Sir Thomas Leaf awoke earlier than Lady Etain who rested for the morning. He took the Prince out into the yard to play in the snow, bounce on the ice sopped trampoline, and to have a snowball fight. Breakfast of eggs, hash browns, and brats with orange juice and […]

01.08.16 Struggles at the Cliff Hanger

Friday, 8 January 2016White Salmon, Washington – The Dalles, Oregon Another day of snow fun … Sir Thomas Leaf awoke, made up oatmeal, orange juice, and muffins for breakfast. Sir Thomas Leaf, Lady Etain, and Prince Cian spent the day organizing the Cliff Hanger, doing laundry, catching up with chores, and planning their escape from […]

01.05.16 Buried in the snow

Tuesday, 5 January 2016White Salmon, Washington Sir Thomas awoke pondering reality and the mistakes he made with planning for winter and survival. He found California relatively miserable as a work place and was so excited to get back to the Pacific Northwest, he didn’t calculate how snow, winter weather, and work opportunities would affect sustainability […]

01.03.16 Quiet and Bleak

Sunday, 3 January 2016White Salmon, Washington Weary and star-eyed, perplexed with nightmarish dreams of overdue bills and financial stress Sir Thomas Leaf rolled off the bed onto his laptop to contemplate how to dig his family out of this mess. Another day of dreading bills and the lack of income the struggling adventurers had. Trapped […]

01.01.16 The New Year

Friday, January 1, 2016~ White Salmon, Washington – Hood River, Oregon – The Dalles ~ The hardships of the worst winter ever that Sir Thomas Leaf, Prince Cian, and Lady Etain experienced set in as some of the coldest and harshest winter conditions pounded the Columbia Gorge as they struggled from getting out of their […]