A Trip to the Oregon Coast, 2-5 January 2021

Ecola State Park, 5 Jan 2021. Olympus XA2, Kodak Ultramax 400. It's been my custom since 2007 to go somewhere out of town for the New Year. I had grown tired of trying to find a good NYE party, so I decided to make my own fun instead. Some New Years I would head off... Continue Reading →

Coffeeneuring 2020, Ride One and Three Speed October, Week Three, Ride 2: On the beach at Cape Disappointment, 15 October 2020 (plus a Long Beach Peninsula Trip!)

Once again, another #coffeeneuring challenge is here! This challenge is from October 10 through What's that, you ask? I'll let Mary of Chasing Mailboxes DC (the admin!) explain: Essentially the challenge boils down to this: over the course of 7’ish weeks,ride your bike to 7 different places,at least 2 miles round trip each time,drink 7... Continue Reading →

A trip to Rockaway Beach

Emee and I had a busy time last weekend. Right after I led my Slough Country Ramble, we high tailed it to the coast! The main reason was that her son was having a birthday celebration at his dad's house in Manzanita, located on the north Oregon Coast. The ride out to the coast wasn't... Continue Reading →

A weekend on the coast

Despite some of you readers who think I live a life of leisure (snicker) and am travelling all the time, I really don't. Sure, I have trips, but they are spaced apart. My last extensive time away from town was in August.* So, it was time for Emee and I to get away. Where to?... Continue Reading →

A weekend out at the coast.

I just got back from a weekend out at the coast, featuring two of my favorite close-ish coastal places: Astoria, the northernmost city on the Oregon coast, and Cape Disappointment, the southermost point on the Washington coast. It was a work retreat (yes, the location was my idea) so we actually drove to and from... Continue Reading →

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