Motel 6 Corvallis
Travel Blogs from Corvallis
... time here! Got to hike on Mary's peak, attempt to play frisbee golf, drink incredible home-brew, spent $100 on food at their awwwesome food co-op, and spent some good quality time with my man-friend (: Finally starting to be able to navigate this town on my own, too! Well, off to new adventures and new territory!
... over Pizza for dinner, talked to Phil a couple of times, finished the book I was reading and did a bit of computing. I washed my sleeping bag--it needed it. It has been on the patio at home on the bed that Don built for my van and has been through a couple of dust storms. Then a small load of my clothes as I was out of ‘undies’! And off to bed.
August 1st- Wednesday- Happy Birthday (85th) to Aunt Jean. It is another cool morning - enough to wear ...
... restaurants listed for each meal. “That should keep you busy while you’re here,” he smiled.
1. Word of Mouth Neighborhood Bistro, 140 17th Street NE, 503-930-4285, Breakfast and lunch, 7 days a week. http://wordofsalem.com/
2. Alcyone, 315 High Street SE, 503-362-5696, Breakfast and lunch, Monday-Friday. http://www.alcyonecafe.com/index.html
"On the road again..." who sang that 80's hit? While in Spain we got onto a Kenny Rogers kick, specifically with, "the Gambler" when we were teaching our kids the fine art of poker. We miss Kenny. Who knows what the theme song will be on this leg, Men at Work "livin in a land down under?" Too obvious.
It's been a great run, being back in the States for 2 1/2 weeks. Loved spending ...
... pronouncing each syllable, each consonant and vowel clearly enunciated with precision and appropriate facial expression. Speaking to English language learners can feel like speaking an entirely different language in and of itself.
For that very reason, I can embark on my journey without fear of the unknown. I am confident in my ability to navigate, to use my instincts, to problem-solve across language barriers. Like a bamboo reed, I'm firm ...