A birthday on the beach (but not my birthday), 26-29 November 2021

Bromptons on Nye Beach, Newport OR. 28 November 2021. Minolta Freedom Zoom 160/Fuji Superia Xtra 400 The long holiday weekend (Thanksgiving here in the US) is also the occasion of my love Emee's birthday. To celebrate another trip around the sun Emee wanted to head to the coast. I can never say no to that!... Continue Reading →

A Long Weekend at the Coast: 14-17 Feb 2020

Over the Presidents Day Weekend, Emee and I spent time on the Oregon Coast! It's a tradition to go out on this weekend, as it's her son's birthday. He has a party out there with his friends in a beach house in Manzanita. As much as I love the coast, I don't get out there... 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 tour to the coast: May 20-23 2017

Portland is about 70 miles from the Pacific Ocean, at least "as the crow flies". Close enough that we all know its there,* but still just far enough away that it's not the easiest place to get to regularly. By car it's a 90-120 minute drive. By bus, maybe three hours. By bike? At bare... Continue Reading →

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