Monthly Archives: June 2019

Coasting

Some people go to the beach, some people go to the shore, some people go to the seaside, we, in Oregon, go to the coast and that is exactly what the four of us did on Wednesday morning.  We threw … Continue reading

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A World Without WiFi

Okay, this is an excuse post.  I had planned on blogging two days ago but the dog ate my iPad . . . no, I dropped it into the toilet while I was brushing my teeth at the sink . … Continue reading

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“Sisters, sisters . . .

There were never such devoted sisters/never had to have a chaperone, no sir/I’m here to keep an eye on her.” Oh, my gosh! What has happened? I sat down to write a brief post about our time in Sisters, Oregon, … Continue reading

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Really?

I haven’t written a really good plumbing post for quite a while . . . and this isn’t going to be it. But really, who thought this was a good idea?

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Moving Day

Yesterday, Wednesday, June 19th, we struck our tents at Edgefield and headed off for new adventures.  Our driver has been doing brilliantly on this trip and the fact that he made a wrong turn as we left the Edgefield driveway … Continue reading

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Roll On, Columbia or Into the Gorge

Another fabulous day and a half! Departure from Kingston yesterday about 11 a.m. and shooting down I-5 had us arriving at McMenamins Edgefield in Troutdale, Oregon around 3:30 p.m.  We checked into our king suites* (H and J in the … Continue reading

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The Gang’s All Here

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Pacific NW Road Trip

The only thing that’s better than having a great trip in foreign lands is having a great trip at home. Saturday, June 15, Michael and I drove up to Seattle to pick up two very good friends who were arriving … Continue reading

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Musings While Waiting for a Delayed Flight

I have been thinking about my clothing choices for this trip. My thoughts are that they worked out fairly well. Good town clothes, good hiking clothes, good après-hiking clothes (i.e. the town clothes), etc. I have been laboring under the … Continue reading

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Sunday: Magnificent and Miserable

Sunday, June 2nd, was our last full day with our Wilderness Travel group.  It is now Tuesday, June 4th, and, as always happens with me, the adrenaline rush of being engaged in an intense, shared experience is beginning to ebb … Continue reading

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