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Winthorp, WA: Land of Sun!


Sure, it is Sunday and sunny here in Winthorp but it isn’t blazing hot. We have blue skies and temperatures in the upper 50’s and low 60’s. For people from the Seattle area, blue skies is great and something we treasure. I’m a sucker for blue skies, what can I say?

Winthorp is a cute little town on Highway 20. The pass is closed for the winter and won’t open until May. We took the long way here but it was a fun drive. We even stopped at WalMart in Wenatchee. Sadly, I left my phone in the car and I wasn’t able to photograph the people of WalMart for you. Seriously, I wasn’t disappointed when we got in there. My wife had to tell me to stop staring at the mom with tattoos and inappropriate short jean shorts that were way too tight. I know her son will grown up to be so proud of his mom one day!

Getting back to Winthorp, the Mrs. Worthless Advice and I are hanging out here for a long weekend. The town of Winthorp is a little sleepy this time of year but for us, we just needed a nice break and this is perfect. We have a good little two bedroom cabin on the Chewuch River at the River’s Edge Resort. The deck overlooks the river and features a refreshing hot tub. And it is sunny (have I mentioned that??)

I’ll write more later, in the meantime have a great Sunday!

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3 responses to “Winthorp, WA: Land of Sun!

  1. beijas April 6, 2014 at 12:25 pm

    I hear sunglasses sales skyrocket on sunny days in the Pacific Northwest, yes? Btw, you should have seen the West Virginia Walmart…whoa…a whole ‘nother planet whose national anthem is “Banjo Duel” from “Deliverance”. Yeah, note to self: Always have a camera in Walmart.

  2. youshouldbehappy April 8, 2014 at 8:21 pm

    I have been in a Walmart in rural Arkansas. O.o. Have a lovely time on your break!

  3. Shelley April 10, 2014 at 7:27 am

    Making our way up the coast. Sunny? Warm? Am I dreaming?

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