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- Microwave in room
- Non-smoking rooms
- Wireless internet connection in room (free)
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Refrigerator in room
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... skipping some route details here). So far, we're still able to complete the trip, even with the extra decade and attending aches, pains and joint replacements.
While not necessarily a "departure" from our routine, we did get some big news. Anthony, after 35 years working with Portland Public Schools, will retire in June. Whoo-hoo - Congrats!(There's a photo of him holding a cake to this effect.)
Part of the reason for this ...
... beach. A sizeable crowd has gathered to take in the event. We're just in time, too—five minutes later, the show would have been over! The mega fireball is floating just over the horizon and we watch as it disappears to shine some light on folks in another hemisphere. Two minutes later, the beach is practically empty.
Part of the reason for the quick escape is because it's very chilly. Hoodies are necessary, and we build a fire to keep us warm. The ...
First thing in the morning John and Carole, Amr and I went up the road for a coffee. Came back and had a wonderful breakfast with Bev. The morning was foggy but by 10 am, as predicted, the fog had lifted and gone out to sea - like it seems to do up and down this west coast - in San Francisco and La Jolla. Amr had a long sand walk, and the rest of us a moderate sand walk along the beach. Sunny, but quite ...
... with waterfalls spilling over their edges into the ocean below and fine sandy beaches begging to be surfed. What better place to start off our Oregon Coast adventure than here!After a long hike the first day, the preceding two days were full of enjoying the small town of Cannon Beach and renting surf gear to surf the beach of Short Sands where a couple good swells were suppose to be coming in over the next couple days. And those swells we did enjoy!Yesterday and today ...
... perceive and experience things. I could have remained frustrated about the site and let the beauty of this awe inspiring rugid yet serene coast line we are experiencing take the back seat so my poor attitude could have the front seat,but right there I learned a very simple yet profound lesson and I chose to let this experience of the Oregon Coast have the front seat!And now I can say four nights later I am so glad I made that ...