day 2 // grand coulee

On the drive from Spokane to Chelan, we made a stop at the Grand Coulee Dam. Now this might not seem like a fun thing to, but I majored in civil engineering and have spent my career working in that particular industry. Dams impress the hell out of me. 

Making time for a "fun thing" on any trip, even work trips, is now a high priority for me. Life's short, and it's important to make time to smell the roses, even during business travel.

an exhibit at the Grand Coulee Dam Visitors' Center :: Grand Coulee, Washington

an exhibit at the Grand Coulee Dam Visitors' Center :: Grand Coulee, Washington

Where: the Grand Coulee Dam!

When: October 31, 2016

Why: In a sense, I was in the neighborhood and passing through, and that's reason enough.

What: This exhibit in the visitors' center cracked me up. When the dam was done there was a ceremony where a little bit of water from every state in the US was poured into the reservoir to symbolize that the entire country was invested in the success of this particular project.