I'm not sure if this is Washington or Oregon. They kind of run together, like Michiana. Maybe they call it Washegon or perhaps Orington. Anyway, Gene says it's nice, like the U.P. but bigger.
In other news, get over to Jesus' blog (link on the left). He's had a story accepted to an online publication, Shine. Yes, I know, I'm not giving the links. If you just go to Jesus' blog (on the left) you'll see it all.