The thoughts that were thunk and the goings on of my life.

Thursday, August 23, 2007

Washington and Vancouver

This was supposed to be a real post, but never really came to fruition.

Feel free to click on the title of the post if you'd like to see pictures from our trip.

A little context. We went to Washington and Vancouver, spent a lot of time hiking and being active, had some great weather, and had a lot of fun. If only this area was so gorgeous year-round we would have already moved.

Here's one of my favorite pics, a composite of images taken from Hurricane Ridge in Olympic National Park

General Tso

Today at lunch I was having a delicious bowl of General Tso's Chicken and I thought, "If I could go back in time and do one thing it would be to tell General Tso 'Thank You' because his food is awesome!"

But then I thought. Is that really the one thing I would do if I could go back in time? So I decided to make a list and see what some of your desires would be.

If you could go back in time and do, see, experience something what would it be?

Keep in mind we have to avoid making weird rifts in the space-time continuum, so no picking things like, "I'd keep Lincoln from being assassinated." or "Kill Hitler." Or "I'd use genetic engineering to make sure Henry the VII (I am) had a son." Or "I'd tell my great-grandfather to go ahead and buy those sand dunes in what's now Newport ALL of them." Hopefully you get the idea altering anything*.

Here's my partial list of non-historically-significant-things-I-would-like-to-do-and-can't-do-in-today's-world:
  1. Tell General Tso, "Thank you"
  2. Meet Jesus, between ages 12 and 30
  3. Rub the real Buddha's belly
  4. Travel with Louis and Clark and discover North America
  5. Actually see the Wonders of the World
  6. ...still thinking

*And don't try to Butterfly Effect me by saying you couldn't do anything without changing the future, this is hypothetical.