Monthly Archives: January 2015

Cape Meares and Oceanside

January 19, 2015 We had wonderful Oregon weather the day we toured Cape Meares. It changed at least every five minutes. We had beautiful blue skies with sunshine, then rain, then partial clouds, occasional wind, soft mist and everything in … Continue reading

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Hiking Trails at Cape Lookout State Park

January 16, 20 and 21, 2015 Netarts Spit We weren’t in camp very long before we snatched our camera and headed for the beach a stone’s throw from our campsite. All I can say is…WOW! Big sun, big sky, big … Continue reading

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Tillamook and the Cheese Factory

Thursday, January 15, 2015 We needed to pick up some packages from the post office so we headed into Tillamook. It was a nice drive along bays and forests, across a few rivers and past quite a few dairy farms. … Continue reading

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We’ve had a few small Oregon coast winter storms roll over us now. One monster wind gust could be heard in the distance rumbling and roaring across the ocean as it advanced upon us. It smacked us along one side … Continue reading

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Hatfield Marine Science Center

Saturday January 11, 2015 While the Hatfield Marine Science Center (HMSC) has a few kid-friendly exhibits (which are fun for grown ups too), it’s really more for adults interested in research being done in the area of marine science.┬áThe exhibits … Continue reading

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Oregon Coast Aquarium

Friday January 9, 2015 We spent a very enjoyable day at the Oregon Coast Aquarium. There was lots to see and lots of volunteers to talk to. The volunteers we did talk to were very knowledgeable and passionate about their … Continue reading

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Back to the Coast

Thursday January 8, 2015 – Wednesday January 14, 2015 No more clown car rental. We are back to driving our Phoenix and it feels so good to be back on the road with her. We are both in high spirits … Continue reading

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Getting back in the groove

We landed at Portland airport late on Monday, January 5th. We were beat but the hotel shuttle snagged us right away, the Radisson checked us in quickly and we were tucked into our bed within an hour of landing. You … Continue reading

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Cape Lookout State Park

January 14-23, 2015 This is a beautiful park mostly nestled in the forest right near water’s edge. It is a short walk over one dune to a beautiful, soft sand beach. There isn’t much beach at high tide but the … Continue reading

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Family Time

January 5, 2015 We had a great a visit with family and friends back in Maryland but also got tangled up in appointments and extra chores that we had not planned on doing. That’s just the way life rolls. At … Continue reading

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