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 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 →

A couple days at Cape Disappointment

The Pacific Ocean from Benson Beach, Cape Disappointment State Park, WashingtonOn Monday morning, September 3, April and I rode our loaded bikes down to Union Station in downtown Portland. Here we would pick up the Northwest Point bus that goes between Portland and the coastal towns of Cannon Beach, Seaside, Gearhart, Warrenton, and Astoria. The... Continue Reading →

Out To The Coast…

Because I had to work all weekend, I didn't go on the Cycle Wild Labor Day trip (though I planned it!*) But I do have three days off starting today. And I want to get away. And April really wants to get away. You see, she likes the ocean. And she hasn't seen the true... Continue Reading →

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