Days Inn Salem
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... couldn’t get a good seal after the oil change, we were in deep doodoo.
Fortunately, they were able to seal it and nothing leaked after running the car on idle for a few minutes, so we were good to go. Both license plate lights were dead too, so we got those fixed.
After chores, we headed east on a twisting highway to Silver Falls State Park, a gorgeous nature preserve with more than 10 waterfalls ...
... and then decided on a walk. First stop was the Farmers Market for asparagus. Well, there is no more this summer! Last week everyone had some and this week not a one! A cache I did not find the other day was right by the marketplace so tried it again—and how could I have not seen it the other day! But this time I did and signed it. Then through the campus (PSU) and down to the waterfront to do a bit more caching. I had to stop at a ...
12 noon -- Interstate 5 north between Tacoma and Seattle. Left La Quinta at Salem about 8:45am in the fog, just like it was when we checked in. Weatherman on morning news for Oregon said they've had lots of fog and lots of it dense fog. In fact, 10 days in January so far and 11 is the record.
En route ...
... about volunteering and asked about availability at the hostel. The contact person e-mailed back saying, what I thought to be that they didn't have any openings until February 2014...highly disappointed, I e-mailed back asking about sooner availabilities, within the next month or so. This is where it gets interesting...She e-mailed me back stating they were full up, all the way up until November 11th & that they could get me in on that date....I ...
Day three of my 10 mile a day training went very well. I think I have found a way to manage my aching feet - arthritis or not. Before I go I drink a cup of ginger tea (purported to ease the pain of arthritis and reduce inflammation), down a couple of ibuprofen and slather me feet with Icy Hot or Capsaicin. I didn't feel a bit of discomfort for the first 2.5 miles, then just a glimmer of it. On the way home, I did the same thing and was able to finish ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Business Services
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility