Monthly Archives: August 2011

Back in service!

After not sleeping very well due to howling winds all night long, I thought I was really doing well this morning when I got up before the sun. I had everything together and was down the road before 7:30. A … Continue reading

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A little lonely

Today was a banner day! I finished my first state! Oregon is done and I’m now in Idaho, camping along the Brownlee Resiviour, which is on the Snake River in Hells Canyon. One down and nine to go! Much of … Continue reading

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End of map 2

So today I started in John Day. Got out pretty early because I had everything organized and ready to go from the night before. Up at 7:30 and out the door before 8:00.  Stopped at a cafe in town and … Continue reading

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Back on track

I stayed up way to late last night watching tv!  I think it was about 1:30 when I shut the light out, so when I woke at 6:30, I was surprised. It didn’t help me get out any earlier though. … Continue reading

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McKenzie Pass and beyond

Another great day on the road! I got a good start this morning and hit the road about 8:45. My first twenty miles along the McKenzie River were just amazing. The river was beautiful and forrest was so lush and … Continue reading

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The beauty returns

Another flatless day! I should just stop the post right there and call it good!  Lol!   Today started in Corvallis, with two l’s. I guess I need to apologize to the city, as I have misspelled the name of … Continue reading

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On my own again

Started today in Pacific City. We had camped in the county campground there, which was nice as it was right across the road from the beach. Weird thing was there were rabbits EVERYWHERE. Not like wild rabbits. These were black … Continue reading

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Last full day on the Pacific coast

Today Erik and I started out in Bay City. First things first, I got up enough nerve to shower in the garden hose at the park. There is nothing quite as free as washing yourself in your underwear in the … Continue reading

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Different perspectives

Just an FYI, I’ll be writing this as a note on my phone throughout the day and then publishing it to the blog in the evening. That might explain any issues with past or present participles or whatever you call … Continue reading

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It really is a small world after all

After a great nights sleep at the Norblad, I ate breakfast at The Rusty Cup, a quaint little coffee shop. I then took my coffee down to the river walk and took in the gorgeous view of the Columbia River … Continue reading

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