Tag Archives: white salmon

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. 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: Quick Trip […]

04.06.16 Getting Ready for Summer Touring

Wednesday, 6 April 2016White Salmon, Washington Prince Cian sprang to life after a deep sleep and said “Daddy, lets fix tire tool pull” in baby-English as his obsession these days have been to help Sir Thomas Leaf with pulling the studs out of the snow tires. A handful of studs each morning is Sir Thomas […]

01.23.16: Cian the firefighter/ mechanic

Saturday, 23 January 2016White Salmon, Washington – Hood River, Oregon Sir Thomas Leaf awoke to a average cold day along the cliff hanging atop the White Salmon River. Earlier to rise than Lady Etain, Prince Cian, and Sir Kevin he ventured out into the rain to sought through inventory and to fill an order. Prince […]

01.22.16: BZ Corner and Hood River

Friday, 22 January 2016BZ Corner, Husum, White Salmon, Washington – Hood River, Oregon As Lady Etain and Prince Cian were exhausted, Sir Thomas Leaf arose early for his solitary 14 mile drive through BZ Corner and Husum, Washington across the bridge into Hood River. Although broke, he scrounged up $2.00 for the toll so that […]

01.18.16-01.19.16: Contemplating 2016

Monday-Tuesday, 18-19 January 2016White Salmon, Washington Exploring the Mosier Tunnels yesterday gave Sir Thomas some inspiration for his wanderlust cravings and the light at the end of the tunnel so to speak. The present is about waiting for winter to pass and bright new skies for explorations that lay ahead. Monday and Tuesday was spent […]

01.17.16: Mosier Tunnels

Sunday, 17 January 2016Mosier – Hood River, Oregon Sir Thomas, Lady Etain, and the Prince of Endurance awoke early anxious to get away from the snowed in conditions at the Cliff Hanger. Breakfast and packing up the Explorer, they drove down into the Gorge and headed along the historic highway. They decided to explore the […]

01.11.16, 01.12.16, 01.13.16, 01.14.16, 01.15.16, 01.16.16: Over with the snow and digging out

11-16 January 2016White Salmon, Washington The Adventurers had experienced a really rough two months of being snowed into the wilderness off-grid retreat of Sir Miles and Kevin the Rogue, living in the Cliffhanger – a former tea house dangling over the White Salmon River. Sir Thomas Leaf, Lady Etain, and the Prince made due with […]

01.10.16 Chai n’ wifi, orders and blogging

Sunday, 10 January 2016White Salmon, Washington – Hood River, Oregon It was a lazy day for the trio. They drove on into Hood River for some chai and wifi at Starbucks, and to process some orders. They received a flag order on Pirate’s Plunder to ship out tomorrow. Sir Thomas had started his “Offerings of […]

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 Another day of snow-in … 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 the wilderness retreat and poverty. […]