Monthly Archives: February 2006

Driving Directions to the Ranch

Driving Directions to Paca Pride Guest Ranch   Google Map Link From Seattle… North on Interstate 5 approx. 28 miles to Highway 2 (Exit 194) East on Highway 2, 2.0 miles to Highway 204 — Lake Stevens (left exit) Follow … Continue reading

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Up, Up, Up and a Yurt!

 And we have achieved our first structure on the property! Well ok, it is a temporary structure, or as the state of Washington likes to refer to it "a transient non-community accomodation".  Yup, our yurt has arrived!  If you haven’t … Continue reading

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Land Progress Report: Barn Concrete In! Burn Permit is coming

Take a look through the pictures in the photo Album above for pictures: "Land Progress Report 2/22/06" So yesterday was a fun day of some action at the land.  We had the actual pour occuring for the concrete floor of … Continue reading

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Land Progress Report, 2/20/06

Be sure to check out the Photo Album for "Land Progress Report, 2/20/06"   Things are moving along with the barn and this means its a good time to get the yurt up as well.  Our strategy is to build the … Continue reading

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Seeing Seattle: the View from the top of Green Mountain

Wow!  Check out the newest photo album "View from Green Mountain, February"!    From the back driveway to our land, we connect with a back road that heads right up to the top of Green Mountain.  On a clear day, … Continue reading

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An aerial view of the land

Here’s a bird’s eye view of the land taken a few years ago in 2003.  The land was logged in 1998.    "Aerial View 1" shows the land highlighted in red.  The two round piles are burn piles of brush … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day snow

Brrr!  In a surprising change from last week’s weather, the Pacific Northwest is experiencing the race of Artic air streaming down from the north.  So, while last week I was able to hike without even wearing a jacket (it was … Continue reading

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In Related Knews…Knitting and ChicKens

Knitting Class – begins Monday nights, 2/27 How much do we need to know about our alpaca fiber customer? Well, we’ll at least need to be able to talk the talk!  Taking a quick look at a common glosary of … Continue reading

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Once Upon a Time…How all roads lead us to here!

Well, this entry is a little bit about how I got to "here" from the proverbial  "there".   First a bit about what’s been going on these past several years.  Imagine if you will life in the quaint Seattle condo, … Continue reading

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Land visit, back entrance chained up, some deer and some views

Well this was certainly a great day to be up at the land!  It was beautiful outside; warmer up there than in the city today.  I didn’t have to wear a jacket and its February!   Check out the "Land … Continue reading

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The Back Entrance Goes In

Thanks Gayle! (that would be our newest next door neighbor whom we love)  She went over and took these pictures of our finished off back entrance. Then hopped on her email and bam! Here they are!   I’ll be heading up there … Continue reading

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Some nearby attractions

Check out the link to Robe Canyon Historic Park.  This is right across the Mountain Loop Highway from us.  Some of the neatest "old west" sites can be found there Including this old railroad tunnel.  You can see this photo … Continue reading

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Our photo albums

UPDATE: Prior to our blog migrating on to WordPress, we were hosted via Windows Live, which included a Photo Albums section. All our photo albums can now be found out on our Facebook page at: http://www.facebook.com/PacaPride Our videos can be found … Continue reading

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Introductions

Welcome to our Blog! Watch as 3 Seattle urbanites move to the Cascades to start a guest ranch and raise alpacas (fiber and breeding), llamas (for hiking the awesome trails), and hosting guests in Yurts (rustic upscale camping)   Wow!  … Continue reading

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