i guess we are close to neighbours across the border, i have passed Tacoma on my way to Portland a couple of times.
Is that photo on your page that your sister took, a photo of the Safeco Football Stadium? i have nightmare of that place as i had a flat tire in the middle of the night driving back from the airport and it was right there in front of the stadium
good luck in the challenge, it seems you are a strong fighter and not a quitter. that is good to hear