Haystack Rock – Oregon Coast

Many, many years ago, my family took a trip to Cannon Beach in Oregon. We played on the beach, checked out all the tide pools, and stood in awe of this huge ‘boulder’ the locals called Haystack Rock. Brian and I recently spent time in Cannon Beach and took some time to explore around Haystack … Continue reading Haystack Rock – Oregon Coast


We spent a few days in Florence, Oregon, which would be our last stop on the Oregon Coast. We were watching the wildfires and smoke closely and had backup plans for after Florence. We knew we were heading inland to Eugene for a few days, then it would either be Ashland or Brookings depending on … Continue reading Florence

Happy Birthday to Me!

If you follow us on Facebook or Instagram, you'll know that Monday was my birthday and we had a fabulous dinner at Alchemy Restaurant and Bar in Ashland, Oregon. What amazing food! What drew me to this place was how they talk about food on their website. They equate the alchemists of old to "The … Continue reading Happy Birthday to Me!