Tag Archives: OR

Week 33: Our SUV thru a Redwood Tree? 50 Year Memory Solved, Special Birthday Treats (Nov 17-23, 2013)

 Along the Avenue of the Giants, and its beautiful redwood forests, is a redwood tree big enough to drive a car through. The tree was one of the original advertisements to bring tourists into the area in 1926.  Would our modern SUV … Continue reading

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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 28: Oct 13-19, 2013 Bentleys, Maltas Café, and Canada: We Made It! Eh?

 In Clackamette Park outside Portland, we admire a beautiful white 1956 Bentley where bride and groom are having pictures taken. Rick and Vickie purchased the Bentley on eBay to start their limousine service for weddings, and the vehicle is perfect … Continue reading

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Week 27: Oct 6 – 12, 2013 Hissing Tire, Alaskan Halibut BBQ, Spruce Goose, Susan and Laela

 Helping people is so much fun! We pull into the Rest Area in Weed, OR. Hear hissing from the trailer next to us. Turns out to be a defective tire for Pat and Teresa. (What a God thing, parking us … Continue reading

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