Photo A Week: Water

Water, I confess, holds me in its spell – I would follow it across the land from the Oregon coast, and ocean swell to the Arizona rivers, oh so grand: Set me by a waterfall and I will swoon, mesmerized by such awesome power, even deafened by its thunderous boom, I could watch the motion […]

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Highway 82 Through Oregon

We both slept in, so our getaway this time was rushed and I am trying to write from the road, catching up on both blogs and sorting through photographs, with a wi-fi that keeps kicking me out.  So bear with me. We are driving through Oregon today, and like Washington State, I am impressed by […]

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Portland, Oregon

He wants to visit Nob Hill, I am drawn to the Pearl District.  Trouble is, my energy is limited, so we decided to drive through Nob Hill and limit our visit to Lowell’s bookstore and a seafood restaurant. “Would you rather I just take you to a dentist?” Ric asks. “No.  You can’t drop in […]

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Portland, On Hold

From Eugene, we are moving on to Portland, and as it’s only a two-hour drive, Ric leaves me to sleep in as long as I need.  When I stir, around 11:00, he tells me that we are headed back to a repair shop at 2:00. The engine warning is still showing up: ” Water in […]

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The Oregon Coast

“Let’s go for a seafood lunch on the ocean.” So, I bundle up – the temperature is cooler here than we’ve used to – and we head along highway 126, out of Eugene.  The two-lane road winds through trees, passes through a tunnel and leads us out to the amazing Oregon coast. We stop in […]

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Oregon: We Made It!

“Could you please turn off the scenery so I can get some sleep?” We’re leaving California and driving along highway #5 into Oregon.  Tall firs and pines line the road and a soft velvet green covers the hills.  Peaks in the distance are snow-capped offering a shocking contrast to the deep green tips. The route […]

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