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Years of Big Big Trip

The Southern Oregon Coast

We left Reedsport on Saturday, January 6th and continued our journey down the Oregon Coast.  We spent the next three nights at Port Orford’s Cape Blanco State Park. Cape Blanco State Park – Port Orford, Oregon Cape Blanco is Oregon’s … Continue reading

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Freedom and the Central Oregon Coast

After ringing in the New Year in Newport, our game plan was a slow roll southward along the coast. With no real schedule driving us, we were basking in our freedom and our bounty of options, so we drove 20-miles … Continue reading

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New Years

Last year we spent Christmas and New Years in Key West, Florida. This year we were in Oregon—Santa found us in Portland and we rang in the New Year on the Oregon coast…hard to get more polar opposite than that…Regardless, … Continue reading

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Change of Plans; or How I Saw Santa Taking a Big Big Dump under our Christmas Tree

Santa arrived early and dropped off a big ol’ stinky lump of coal. Our plans for a four-month Portland fulltime sabbatical while Anna worked at a local hospital were completely squashed by the Jolly Fat Man (no not me, I’m … Continue reading

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Final Push to Oregon

Monday morning after Thanksgiving, following a nine-day stay at the in-laws’ home in Colorado, we hitched up our wagons and continued our westward journey. We had reservations in the Portland-area in 10-days and wanted to take our time for the … Continue reading

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