Category Archives: Tour 2014 Northwestern States
Written on May 11, 2014 at 2:06 am, by Sandefur
This has truly been a wonderful day. After bidding our hosts a fond and grateful goodbye, we bused into Portland, about a two-hour journey.
Written on May 10, 2014 at 12:19 am, by Sandefur
We said goodbye to yet another wonderful and generous group of host families and sponsors, and jumped on the bus to travel to White Salmon.
Written on May 9, 2014 at 12:26 am, by Sandefur
We boarded the bus promptly this morning, and were happy to have two out of our three sick Singers return to the fold, feeling better. The one still missing will rejoin us tomorrow. Dubious Mexican restaurants are now banned. (Although they say it looked very reputable.)
Written on May 8, 2014 at 1:25 am, by Sandefur
We have had a good day, considering all. We woke to find the clouds completely cleared out, and a vivid blue sky in their place. A very fair trade, I think! We bid adieu to yet another wonderful set of sponsors and host families this morning after our (maybe) 9 hours with them. These one-night-stays
Written on May 7, 2014 at 1:47 am, by Sandefur
We began our frequent goodbyes today – we will have new host families every day for the rest of tour. We all almost felt like part of the family after three nights in the same homes!
Written on May 6, 2014 at 9:10 am, by Sandefur
I’ve been getting lots of requests, so here is a video from May 1 in Auburn. Judge the videographer, not the choir. Handheld iPhone with real, live people surrounding me. Sorry I cannot do professional video; maybe we’ll have that another tour. To hear true good quality, please find one of our CDs, DVDs or
Written on May 5, 2014 at 11:11 pm, by Sandefur
Today we loaded the bus at 9 am and headed into Seattle to see what adventures we could find. Most of us wandered through the Pike Place Market, enjoying the incredible flowers that were for sale, tasting any free food samples that were offered (the fruit was remarkable) looking at all the beautiful and interesting
Written on May 4, 2014 at 2:35 pm, by Sandefur
And we are back in Washington once again, after saying a fond farewell to our new friends in Salem. What a wonderful day and concert we had with them! The bus beckoned to us, though not very alluringly at this point. We had the luggage loaded in short order, and the choir boarded with their
Written on May 3, 2014 at 12:45 am, by Sandefur
May 2: Salem, Oregon Three hours of driving through lush, beautiful, tree-covered hills—we’d love to take a little of this back to Utah with us! One expressway we passed was called “Enchanted;” that sums up the Pacific Northwest. This may be our last day above 70 degrees and without a chance of rain, so we
Written on May 1, 2014 at 12:34 am, by Sandefur
Today was a long bus day, broken up intermittently by stopping to buy something (usually edible). The ride itself was punctuated with loud laughter from the middle of the bus, where a computer game enraptured quite a few of the choir. We left Caldwell soon after 9, and finally arrived in Richmond, Washington close to