Month: September 2015

Astoria & the Northern Oregon Coast

Astoria & the Northern Oregon Coast

We visited the northern coast of Oregon on a return trip from Seattle, beginning in the picturesque town of Astoria. The hillside town overlooks the Columbia River, where it meets the Pacific Ocean. While we were there, we located the house made famous by the movie, Goonies. We […]

Southern & Central Oregon Coast

Southern & Central Oregon Coast

The southern Oregon coast was every bit as breathtaking as they say it is.  But the weather can be cool, and even downright cold and windy, hovering in the 50’s and 60’s in late spring. We spent several of our beach visits bundled up in jackets, […]

Downsizing & Simplifying for Mobility

Downsizing & Simplifying for Mobility

After we tell people that we sold or donated most of our belongings to travel the U.S., they want to know how we take care of our bills, manage our mail, and decided what items to downsize.  We had several areas of simplification to tackle […]

Redwood National & State Parks, California

Redwood National & State Parks, California

The drive from Central California over to the Northern California Coast was not for the faint of heart, driving a 40 foot motorhome.  The roads were hilly and curvy, and although Highway 101 is commonly driven by RV’ers, I think I can confidently assert that next time […]

Yosemite National Park, California

Yosemite National Park, California

Yosemite National Park was high on our list of must-visit places.  As we were traveling in central California, we met some nice people who were long time residents, and gave us some great advice about visiting Yosemite.  We took their advice and visited on a […]