Tag Archives: Oregon

Pizzazz

We do love our visits to Portland, Oregon, and who wouldn’t? Style, vitality, flair… We’ll let photos tell our story: Select just 7 photos of your last trip to tell your own the story. “Less is more!”   June 2017

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Everyone has a camera (and opinion)

Sometimes there are just too many things to focus our attention on. We became easily distracted. Instead of looking at the prize-winning roses in the International Rose Test Garden, our attention was drawn to all the lovely people there doing … Continue reading

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A calm moment

  Winter has come. We drove 15 miles per hour over the mountain pass in our little car and felt the quiet a snowfall brings.         We were in another world in this calm winter wonderland. No … Continue reading

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A chain of events

We packed our bags, ready to leave the rainy cool weather in Portland, Oregon. We planned to head south for warmer temperatures and sunny days. Our son casually mentioned that we needed tire chains if we drove the main highway … Continue reading

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A week by the sea

We knew just how lucky we were when Bernice offered us her place at Otter Creek for the week. The windows looked out on a meadow and beyond that, the beautiful sea! We watched grey whales most days. An osprey … Continue reading

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Captain Cook led the way, and we followed

Captain James Cook, the British explorer and cartographer (1728-1779), really got around. As we have traveled over the years and around the globe, we discovered many places that had been explored and mapped by Captain Cook 250 years earlier. He … Continue reading

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Beach hopping

We chose to stop at Cannon Beach because of Lazy Susan. We read rave reviews about the breakfasts at Lazy Susan, and now we’re big fans, too. Only after breakfast could we think of heading for the beach. We checked … Continue reading

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