Oh my goodness. I had no idea. The mushrooms here in the wet North Coast of Oregon are amazing – and we are not here at prime time! The mushrooms are about to sprout like crazy – and what a sight watching and waiting for the buggers to grow! We had a deluge of … More Mushroom Madness in Oregon!
It happens almost every time we arrive at a new park for a host job. We arrive, we look around – and wonder if we are going to like our new location. Is there anything to do here ? will we meet any like-minded Hosts, Rangers, Guests? How will we pass the time here – now … More The Sun Sets on our Fort Stevens Visit
As part of our Camp Host duties, we work different activities throughout the summer. Fourth of July parade, Fish Painting booth and now Beach Cleanup day here in Oregon.. Twice each year, the organization SOVLE gathers volunteers to clean up the State beaches – and the entire coast is comprised of State Beaches. This year, … More Garbage Day & a VW Invasion on the Oregon North Coast
While visiting Newport and staying in a terrific condo on the Yaquina Bay – we had a great view of the graceful Yaquina Bay Bridge that frames the bay & the sky. I had to get some pictures of this lovely span and forgot my fear of heights until I hit the bridge concrete columns. The vehicle … More I recall my fear of heights on Newport, Oregon’s Yaquina Bay Bridge
We love Oregon – love it more each day. Our most recent exploration included Oregon’s Central Coast (at least parts of it…). Tillamook, a standard tourist destination (for the cheese) was our first stop (not for the cheese – for us) but for the beer. De Garde brewery landed in the area due their use of … More Oregon’s Central Coast – and a first edible (!) Mushroom find