A Few of My Favorite Things…

During my 2014 tour through the Pacific Northwest, I must have thought a thousand times, “Oh, Don would LOVE this place!” Some of our greatest outdoor adventures have been trips we have taken together, from my Dad’s cross country road trips from Texas to Knotts Berry Farm as kids, to tent camping in the wilds of Alaska. We even rented a nine-speed manual gear shift RV with a steering wheel on the “wrong side” to tour Continue reading

The Lights of Yaquina

As if Newport’s variety of excellent fresh seafood and craft beers, along with a picturesque harbor and marina was not enough to make it a great place to spend the week, it has not one, but TWO lighthouses!   I would typically appreciate any one of those things as an ideal stopover spot, but to have them all in one place?  Continue reading