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Today we took a road trip to the Oregon Coast, arrived just in time for lunch at Mo's, first opened its doors in 1946, located right on the pier. While having lunch a boat docked with its fresh catch and immediately cleaned the catch and steamed the crabs. Of course our lunch was Mo's world famous clam chowder. Next ...
... to the family or not.
Kenyans still do a dowry for the “purchase” of wives, paid to the wife’s father. Most dowries “start” at 20 head of cattle and go up from there depending on the value (family) of the wife. This is still practiced among the educated and city dwellers, but instead of cattle, they pay money. I read an article in an English language newspaper that there is legislation being introduced right now to make dowries ...
... they think we are through and they are mailing them!
July 26th- Thur - Up early and had breakfast. I finished the book I was reading and then headed to town. My phone and my Bluetooth were not ‘talking’ to each other. I had charged the Bluetooth and then nothing worked. It took the guy at Verizon quite a while to solve it and he finally took the battery out of the phone, put it back in and re-paired the 2 and it worked! Now I feel better in the ...
Linda Burton posting from Salem, Oregon – "Jim Stembridge of Salem, Oregon, loves state capitols. You will love them too, once you read his book about the 50 of them. Like Little Bear's porridge, this book is Just Right. It isn't a heavy-duty, hardbound coffee-table book that's hard to fit on your lap. It isn't filled with endless facts and figures that you simply don't want to wade through. Nor is it one of those slapped together 101's, ...
... the loudest of all the falls. Another neat thing was the the ceiling behind the fall which had these cylindrical holes where the lava had flowed around trees and cooled just a little as it burnt the trees to a crisp. It left behind some ashes and near-perfect round holes where the tree trunks had been. Very cool!
Having spent all day hiking and sightseeing I was beat and ready to travel to the next city. It was back out to ...
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