Shine On!

Shine On!

We’ve left Oregon and traveled up to Spokane where our granddaughter will fly in on Tuesday.  We’ll drive up to Glacier National Park with her.  These photos were all taken north of Bandon, Oregon during…

Bandon by the Sea

Bandon by the Sea

Bandon, Oregon has been a quiet, scenic place to stay during the month of June.  It has a lovely harbor. Some unusual art.   A lighthouse which guards the Coquille River where it meets the…

In Cod We Trust

In Cod We Trust

In the small coastal town of Pt. Orford, Oregon, a Crazy Norwegian has a small  restaurant that he runs with his own set of rules.  He sells bumperstickers and T shirts emblazoned with In Cod…

Crescent City

Crescent City

Crescent City is the last coastal town of any size before crossing the border into Oregon. Its an old fishing town and nobody seems to have much money, but its surrounded by incredible natural beauty….

Point Arena Lighthouse

Point Arena Lighthouse

The Lighthouse Point Arena lighthouse has had its ups and downs….literally.  Put into use in 1870 it boasted having a first order Fresnel lens which was manufactured in Paris. The brick tower was 100 feet tall…

Point Cabrillo Lighthouse

Point Cabrillo Lighthouse

March 22, 2016 Resembling an old fashioned country church, Point Cabrillo Lighthouse is situated a little north of Mendocino, California.  Built in 1909, the lighthouse was allowed to fall into disrepair until it was purchased…

Cape Disappointment

Cape Disappointment

This is a continuation of the day trip we took to Long Beach Peninsula, Washington on July 22, 2015. Cape Disappointment receives about 2552 hours of fog a year – the equivalent of 106 days –…

Westport, Washington

Westport, Washington

We’re settled in a very nice campground in Hoaquiam, Washington, The Hoquiam River RV Park.  Hoaquiam is a tired old town. Its downtown has as many closed stores as open.  Most of its houses are…