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

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