Category Archives: Oregon

Redwoods Road Trip Day 6. The Longest Ride

We rose pretty early on Sunday for the final stretch home.  Lance rose earliest and saw a doe and fawn near the house, capturing them on my camera.   When I popped out of bed to see them, they were … Continue reading

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Redwoods Road Trip Day 2, 101 South

After a relatively early muster of 8 am, we hit 101 headed south.  I had read about a good breakfast stop in a local magazine, the Spoon, so that was our first stop. After eggs and about 3 pots of … Continue reading

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Redwoods Road Trip, Day 1

The idea for a motorcycle road trip to the Redwoods came last fall when I read an article about the Lost Coast in the October 2015 issue of Sunset magazine.  With the purchase of my “new” 1987 BMW K75S in … Continue reading

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Oregon Summer Beach Weekend

It’s hard to beat the Oregon Coast for a wonderful summer weekend getaway, and the first weekend in August is about as much of a good weather guarantee as you can hope for.  We had a picture perfect weekend at … Continue reading

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Willamette Valley wine tour and Happy Birthday Katy

The two biggest wine tasting weekends here in Oregon’s Willamette Valley are Memorial Day and Thanksgiving.  This year, as happens frequently, my sister’s birthday fell on Memorial Day weekend.  Her choice for a birthday celebration was a guided wine tour … Continue reading

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First Ride

This past March I purchased a classic motorcycle sight unseen, but at the recommendation of my sister.   It is a 1987 BMW K75.  It wasn’t until this Memorial Day weekend that I got to see and ride my new … Continue reading

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Another Oregon October

Last year for my mother’s 80th birthday we were so lucky with the weather on the Oregon coast that we thought we’d push our luck and try it again.  This Summer and Fall have been warmer than usual, no freezes … Continue reading

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Glad Midsommar

This time of year, Midsummer, the longest day of the year, I always think of Sweden.  Today, June 19th, is the big Midsummer celebration in Sweden, and I have heard from friends and family in Sweden as they prepare for … Continue reading

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Mid-October on the Central Oregon Coast

The beautiful summer months are my preferred time to visit Oregon.  But this October my family celebrated a special occasion, so it was back out to Oregon for an Autumn visit.  We took a gamble on the weather and rented … Continue reading

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A Day On The Mountain

One of the great things about Oregon is that it has wonderful beaches, and mountains too. My sister, my dad, and I drove the Oregon Scenic Byway loop from Portland east on Highway 26 to Mt. Hood, circling the mountain … Continue reading

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