Drat...

We sent our first real update and there was a gremlin in the system that snatched it before it reached your email inbox. Hopefully this one reached you. Hang with us while we get this blog subscription thing figured out.

Here's the link that will take you to the first post called The Fears That Bind Us.

By the way, we left on our trip two days ago and are now with family in Tacoma.  Here's a photo of us in our Newport driveway just seconds before pulling on the helmets and riding away...