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Rods and Rhodies: Cars, Cars, Cars

We went  into Old Town Florence yesterday to attend the annual Rods and Rhodies invitational car show. Over 150 cars Including the Copper Caddy from Velocity Channel’s Bitchin’ Rides and a set of cool American Graffiti tribute cars, including Toad’s … Continue reading

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Florence Old Town and Bridge

Into Florence across this historic bridge, one of three 1930’s era bridges designed and built by Conde McCullough whom the historic and beautiful Coos Bay Bridge we posted about earlier. These spans all feature some distinct art deco  touches. It’s … Continue reading

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Smoke and Heat

You can see how smoky things are on the Southern Coast of Oregon, mainly due to fires both inland and to the south. This picture was taken at about 7:30 this morn and things have only gotten worse. Tomorrow morning … Continue reading

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One Day, Two Lighthouses

We visited both the Umpqua River Light and the Coquille River Light. yesterday. In the morning we headed north on 101 crossing the Conde McCullough Memorial Bridge,  eventually arriving at Umpqua Lighthouse state a park. The light house is quite impressive … Continue reading

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Coos Bay Area Hike

On Tuesday, Merre and I ventured out To Sunset beach and the  Cape Arago Lighthouse.   We ended up Hiking along a trail  that follows the cliffs along  the ocean from The Arago lighthouse viewing area up through Ocean Shore … Continue reading

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Change of Plans

We love it here  at The Mill Casino RV Park o on Coos Bay Who wouldn’t. Even Layla loves it. The original plan was to spend a couple of nights here and today we were going to head south, arriving … Continue reading

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Road Trip: Mt. St. Helens

I’ll  start  with a beautiful photo of our destination, taken  yesterday morning at the entrance to our campground.   Headed off to Mt.  St. Helens yesterday with great intentions of going up to windy ridge for  a good look at … Continue reading

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