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Aug 22, 2013 - Clicking

Day 2 at Ebey's Landing - second full day, at least. Looking out over Puget Sound, there's a fairly steady stream of seaplanes and Navy aircraft flying over, along with the regular ferries to and from Port Townsend. There have been fairly consistent breezes across the bluff - apparently that's common, as paragliders use this area as a takeoff/landing zone. Only one way to describe the weather - mild summer! Very comfortable. Other than that - not much to report today - just a very laid-back day on the Sound.

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Aug 21, 2013 - Good enough

Spent the day at Ebey's Landing, after camping here last night. Seems like a decent place to set up shop - surprisingly, there's good enough cell coverage to put in a good day's work. Took a trip down to the beach (that's putting it nicely), and watched a guy try to surf. He must have been confident in his skills, because he wore a baseball cap. Worked well for about an hour. Then he face-planted into a 3-foot wave (embarrassing), and came up without his cap (even worse). Stuck around until sunset, which happens quickly over the Sound....

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Aug 20, 2013 - Wandering a bit

Started the day at Deception Pass State Park, headed into Oak Harbor for breakfast and the inevitable workday. Can't argue with shrimp and grits for breakfast - yum. Spent the day working at Oak Harbor Beach Park - nice little boardwalk, and a picnic table for an office. After work, I wandered down the road to Coupeville, and checked out the huge cannons at For Casey State Park. I'm not really sure who we were defending against (one dad passing by said "the British", then laughed). Interesting park, apparently the camprground is popular...

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