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... from a lady who said she could listen to our accent all day. She said she had an Australian friend who taught her the one finger wave that we do with our hand on the steering wheel. She believed Jonathan when he told her it was because our roads are so bad, we can't take our hands off the wheel! I educated her that he was pulling her leg.
Next stop was at the Shinglemill Creek Trail, a 5.5km return walk through the forest to ...
... are just not the same, we couldn't find the kind of basic dips we get back in Australia and the gravy we found just wasn't as good as Gravox!
Still having some time to kill, we found another cache, attached by a magnet to the inside of a large metal giraffe sculpture in the Main Street.
Back to the Inn, some more lazy time, sitting on the porch overlooking the water, the tide was back in. Jonathan had a beer and me some Californian methode champagnois, with ...
... friendly, and our room on the third floor (big enough for our stuff) had a window overlooking the water. Very nice.
One of our hosts mentioned there was music at the library gardens so we headed into town where we bought a bottle of wine and a pizza two sizes too big for us, and settled in to some Reggae entertainment.
The drive back to the house in the dark was an education, but we got the park reasonably right, and had a nice chat to ...
... cancer, life goes on and can be lived to its fullest.
Anna toured us through her grand old building that is as inviting as it is visually exciting and homey. There's a full kitchen, always stocked with homemade goodies, lots of rooms filled with comfy chairs and couches (all donated), ready for impromptu conversations or social worker led programs or doctors' lectures. There is a chock full arts and crafts center for kids and adults...and art filled ...
... and Mount Hood, were stunning. Look at that list who could want for anything more?
The wildlife was pretty cool too, I saw a marmot for the first time. They're funny little fluffy fat things that whistle. About the side of a big housecat and kind of like a cross between a guinea pig and a cat. Very cute. We spotted lots of different birds including a whole load of grouse - I almost felt like I was back in Yorkshire at that point.There were some lovely ...