Tag Archives: Oregon

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It’s happened again. I received another award for my blog. This one, awarded by Travelography, is called the 7×7 Link Award and lists 7 ways I have written posts that meet certain criteria and reaches out to 7 other bloggers … Continue reading

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The bones tell a story

Five years ago we made a west coast trip from Sacramento to Seattle. At that time my sister Laura was living in Eugene, Oregon and wanted us to meet her in Florence, a town on the coast.  We did some … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day: Gulls

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Alternative Vacation Housing

During our recent 2 night stay in New York City we rented an apartment on the West Side just off Central Park West. I wanted a neighborhood that would be close enough to where Graham had his meeting, easy access … Continue reading

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Pacific Coast Beaches

Tropical beaches have a certain allure, particularly in the winter months. How relaxing it is to consider lazing a day away on a crescent of white sand lines with gracefully arching palm trees. But lazing away is all I would … Continue reading

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Oregon Coast

My sister Laura made a move to the Oregon coast about a year ago and has been teasing us with photos periodically.  I can’t wait to see her house….the photos from her back deck are spectacular, even when it snows! … Continue reading

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This past weekend, just back from my college road trip, I was Touched. People would perhaps venture to say there was plenty of evidence of my being touched because I was willing to take three 17-year-old boys on a 2,100 … Continue reading

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Dragon Boat Racing

Dragon Boat Racing, enjoyed in China for over 2000 years, has spread in popularity throughout the United States.  Each boat is 45 feet long, from head to tail. 20 paddlers sit side by side in 10 rows. In the stern, … Continue reading

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Photo of the Day-windy day at Bandon

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SpotLight: Sylvia Beach Hotel

I rarely return to the same place. Well, you can’t count London or Paris because large cities can have unique visits a kazillion times. But rarely do I plan to return to any small individual place…there are just too many … Continue reading

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