Travel Blogs from Hood River
For our second day in hood river we spent most of the day at the beach. We found this nice 100 foot beach area that seemed like it was used mainly by locals. It was a little chilly with about a 65 degree water temperature but it felt good in short bursts. It had a nice area for cliff diving which was fun to watch. We went to a cider place at luch and purchased a growler(64oz) of hard cider which I drank most of that day on the ...
... but after seeing a clip on You Tube we were excited to see it up close! It took 1.5hrs to drive there from Hood River, we stopped along route to check out a motorbike shop and have something to eat. Luckily Cy bought the tickets online as when we arrived we saw that it was sold out! Woo hoo bring on the action! We found some seats together but later Kimberly and I sat on the floor, there is a lot to the rules so she kindly took the time to explain it all to me. It is very ...
on vacation” thing is a scam. It's merely a ploy to spend
more time with my boys. It's not about not-skiing, it's about being
together. About going out into the world with my kids, so I can see
what they do with it. About being there with them, not so they can
need me, but so they can teach me what it all looks like from their
eyes. It's about trying to find a comfortable spot in the holding
tight/letting go torture of motherhood.
... Thus prepared, I began some planning of my own.
I went to Fred Meyer and spent over $200. Now the boys have a hackey sack, a blue football, a UNO game, some flashlights and a big bag of jolly rancher candy and I have a windbreaker, plastic wraparound sunglasses, these funky weight lifting gloves, wrinkle cream, a bunch of bananas and a cool pair of yoga pants. We are sooo ...
... He obtained the property from a railroad company, then started work on the cave. On May 29, 1924 three thousand people gathered for the first Mass and dedication of the Sanctuary. It is located at the base of a basalt cliff dividing the grounds into lower and upper levels.
The lower level has a welcome center, the Chapel of Mary, Our Lady's Grotto, several memorials and sculptures as well as the Stations of the Cross. There is also a visitor's ...