Cousin's Country Inn
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Our motel was just off the highway and we managed to drag our tired selves in to register and get to our room. We laughed all the while at all the country decor, that was so kitsch it was "adorable." There was also a special display on the counter which we would address the next morning.
3-Star motel, nice, but with "issues," at least we got some sleep.
We rented a small house next to a pear orchard. Most pears are grown in Oregon and Washington. There are a lot Comice, Bosc, Red Anjou, French Butter, and Bartlett pears. Not to mention, Asian, Sekel, and the regular Anjou.
I like pears, they have special cells called stone cells that give them grit. A little grit in life is good. We should all grow a pear like Oregon and Washington.
... River. All of the sudden you see miles of planted popular trees lined up like pieces on a chess board, some younger, some ready for harvest. This must be where you get those straight grained, furniture grade boards.
These long days of driving we have been listening to books on tapes. We finished the Janis Ian autobiography, read by Janis herself. Great story of Society's Child. A wonderful song writer and story teller. I think this ...
... continued to take shape through the Pleistocene, (2 million to 700,000 years ago).
Although the river slowly eroded the land over this period of time, the most drastic changes took place at the end of the last Ice Age when the Missoula Floods cut the steep, ...
... night is wonderfully quiet and often you will find only a handful of campers in a huge park, and best of all, almost never will you find kids.
Now, don’t get me wrong. Kids are great, kids are a lot of fun. Really. Really Really. There is nothing cuter than the giggly laugh of a very young tot while his mum is making a triple martini. Then again, kids scream. They race around, make noise, kick up dust, stare at you, throw rocks and make their ...