Monthly Archives: November 2013

Sea Lions Body Surfing, Tide Pools, and New Friends (Week 32: Nov 9-16, 2013)

 Imagine a dozen sea lions playing in eight-foot ocean waves. What fun they are having! Some try body surfing the waves. Others dive down as the waves break. Most roll with the waves, lying on their back or side, flipping … Continue reading

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Week 31: Nov 3-8, 2013 Psychedelic Mushrooms, UPS Drivers, Benny and the Bay City Rockers

 When in Tillamook, tour the Cheese Factory. Great cheese, fudge, and ice cream tastings. Yummmmm. Marionberry ice cream. Marionberry is a cross between a blackberry and a raspberry, grown only in Oregon. Mushrooms grow everywhere here in Oregon. Even these … Continue reading

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Week 30: Oct 27 – Nov 2, 2013 Magical Hoh Rain Forest, the Bowpicker, and Launching Gliders from Up High

   Getting to Point Flattery, the furthest north and west a person can be in the U.S., is a twisty, scenic drive, and very worth it. From a single vantage point we simultaneously see whales beginning their southerly migration, the … Continue reading

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Week 29: Oct 20-26, 2013 Puget Sound, Canadian Friends, and Olympic National Park

 Slept until 10:00. Another foggy Washington morning. Stretched and exercised for 90 minutes. Ahhhh. Feels great! Wonderfully sore muscles.  We are now in upper Washington on Puget Sound. The morning fog here really is quite beautiful, amongst all the trees, birds, … Continue reading

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