Category Archives: Random Thoughts

Trials and Tribulations – and wimping out

November 14, 2018 We’ve been using the “Find a Park” site to try to hit all the National Park Properties that interest us in any given state https://www.nps.gov/findapark/index.htm? This is how we picked up on Arkansas Post. We wanted to … Continue reading

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The Land of Lincoln

John is really good at all the historical facts and numbers. He labored over his Lincoln posts to make sure his data was correct and everything flowed well. I hate numbers. I can’t remember numbers, dates, statistics and other number … Continue reading

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Independence

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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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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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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Heading east for the holidays

December 15, 2014 We are preparing to fly back east for the Holidays to see family and friends.. especially our wonderful granddaughter. I can’t wait to make iced Christmas cookies and little chocolate mice (and listen to her response when … Continue reading

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Harris Beach State Park – Oregon

November 21 – December 5, 2014 Although we stayed here for two full weeks, we didn’t do as much sightseeing as usual. We may travel around the country, going where we want, staying where we want for as long as … Continue reading

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