I'm not sure where I was going that day, but like any good road trip I was prepared to find joy anywhere I wound up. Grinfinn and I took the first turn from I-5 towards Fairhaven, where we hit up my favourite lunch place--Avenue Bread and Deli. When the weather is nice, it's a great place to grab a sandwich and sit on a patio with the dog.
I decided to walk the streets before deciding on a place, and wound up behind Village Books at the Colophon Cafe.
On August 13th I took a drive down to Birch Bay for their 2nd annual Rollback Weekend.
This year, I got in 17 road trips. I visited Lynden, La Connor, Edison, Langley (WA), Birch Bay, Fairhaven, Blaine, Fort Langley, Campbell Valley, Whytecliff Park, Reifle Bird Sanctuary, Squamish, and Shannon Falls. It was a good year for discovering new places and reconnecting with familiar places.
Some time ago, I'd taken a road trip to Lynden Washington when I decided to travel the other direction down the Birch Bay/Lynden road. I'd found a little cottage town that I fell in love with, but had only had a short time to explore. That day I had vowed to return so that I … Continue reading James in his Jeep Getting Java-Birch Bay Edition