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

Sheared Bolts and Science

Last week had us finishing up our time in Seaside and Cannon Beach. Some of you may have seen the quick Facebook post about our slide being broken. Yep. As we were bringing in our slides, so very close to heading out; we noticed the living room slide wasn't coming in on one side. Luckily, … Continue reading Sheared Bolts and Science

The Stilly

(Photo Credit: Julie Gant) 

The Stillaguamish River, near Mount Pilchuck in northern Washington, is my soul river. She’s heard my songs and felt my laughter, swallowed my tears and carried away my prayers. She has cleansed me and buoyed me, made me giggle and brought me serenity. I love this river — the Stilly.  I’ve been visiting the South Fork of … Continue reading The Stilly

The Other Side

For the last two weeks, we've been staying on the north side of Seaside, Oregon. We've barely seen the sun because of all the clouds and mists. We haven't run into one good restaurant in town. (Yes, we found a few good ones in Cannon Beach and Warrenton.) We walked the Promenade in Seaside and … Continue reading The Other Side