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WE ARE NOW IN WASHINGTON
and READY TO SERVE YOU!


1770 NW LUTES Rd.
POULSBO, WA  98370


Poulsbo is a charming Norwegian fishing village located on the
northern Kitsap penninsula just 10 minutes from the downtown Seattle ferry
and to the West is the Hood Canal backed by the Olympic Mountains.

STILL HAVIN' FUN IN WASHINGTON...Here are our latest 2016 good times.

We were still having fun in 2015 and earlier....

I thought it would be tough to beat 2013 for sunsets, but in 2015
the sunsets were like a freight train...they just kept coming one after the other.
The one sunset on the top left was from a wind shift and the big fires in central WA blew
the smoke back over the Cascades and over the top of us to create that eerie sunset.

2014 was another great year for wonderful vistas, great weather,
beautiful places and more fun times.

In 2013 we did even more (shown below) plus had visitors most all of the summer!
I feel like I've been on vacation since we've moved here!


2013 was the year for sunsets...so I thought until 2015.
Here are some of 2013 sunsets from our deck.

CHECK OUT WHAT WE DID OUR FIRST YEAR IN 2012!

Are you interested in our move out here?
September 2011, I sold my house of 25 years in Missouri and
moved to Whidbey Island located NW of Seattle to setup a
temporary location until we found our new home in Poulsbo, WA.
It has friendlier weather and beautiful vistas everywhere.
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A good friend Larry, with his wife's help, moved my wife and me in a long 4 day trip.
We started our 2,125 mile trip in SW Missouri and made it to Lincoln NE the first day.
I followed in my yellow Ranger pickup loaded with the lawn mower, my wife and our cat.
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The second day was to Rawlins, WY.  Not much there or anywhere until the Seattle Cascade mountains!

We did finally see some interesting terrain once we arrived into the Ogden UT area, but it was brief.

Feeling much better after a restop.

Oregon was surprisingly desolate too!
Our 3rd day we stayed out longer and made it to Baker City, OR.

Finally, we crossed the Columbia River into Washington the last day, then to Seattle, and up onto Whidbey Island, WA.

Whidbey Island, WA as well as, Fidalgo Island have been in the top 5 places to retire
in the US for the last several years now.  I'm not lucky enough to retire yet,
but hey, why not go for at least a taste!
Both above and below pics were taken from our back porch.

The northern Puget Sound area has beautiful weather,
rarely has snow, or ice and rarely gets below 30 degrees in the winter.
It has zone 8 weather, same as the southern coastal states but without the heat.
No tornadoes; No Hurricanes; No ice storms; No bugs;
Summers are a moderate 70+ degrees making it a great place to live.
Because it is located in the rain shadow of the Olympic Mtns. we only receive 20-30" of rainfall a year
(most areas in the midwest will have 40-45" of rain avg. a year). 
Locals want me to take this page down because so many people are moving here!

My wife and I came here for the first time in 2005 and I just absolutely loved it.
I wanted to move here right then.  We came back in 2008, also in 2010 and again in early 2011.
We loved it here and made plans to move.   Here are some shots of our trips
from 2005 on up...maybe you can tell why we moved here.

Road Race Replicas only shut down for 1 week during travel time out here
and was up selling, making parts and shipping the very next week.
All cabinets, inventory, shelves were simply wrapped in palette wrap (like large Saran-wrap)
and loaded onto the truck.   After unloading, we simply
cut the wrapping and were ready to go again.
We rented in Coupeville for 4 months as a temporary location until
we moved to our NEW permanent home in Poulsbo WA.
Still havin' fun!

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