The Portland Rose Festival – A summer event that has been going on for 100 years! It started as a way for draw attention to the city as the place to go for summer fun – and it continues with over
It started two weeks ago, but you’ve got one more week to go check it out!
Fleet week starts June 7 and goes until June 11 – A variety of military vessels arrive on the waterfront for your viewing. Check the schedule here to see what ships will be docked on what day!
The Spring Rose show happens at the Lloyd Center on June 8 & 9 – and it’s Free!! Continue reading
Oregon – the beautiful place I live. And there is so much to see and enjoy. Are you looking for someplace to go? Here are some great ideas for day trips, a weekend, or even a whole week!
Day Trips (or a whole weekend!)
Breitenbush Hot Springs – Any time of year, this place will refresh and rejuvenate!
The Enchanted Forest – A fun place for kids (exhausting for us old folks!!)
Kayaking the Tualatin River – Mild exercise for the body, quiet time for the mind. Continue reading
As those of you who read this blog regularly know, I love the beach. My fantasy is to have a little cottage sitting right on the shore all decked out in nautical, beachy decor – a place for friends and family to come and just regroup and refresh.
Well, so much for fantasy. I live in the Willamette Valley (and I love my house I might add) so the beach is a drive and a visit. And just so you know why I love it, here are some pictures of my favorite beaches – some are recent, some not so much, but all represent the glorious tranquility of the beautiful Oregon Coast.