December 9, 2013


Saturday was our annual Angel making party, at Dunes City Hall this year, great place to have it.
                                         Mary D made this one.

Just a few of the ones I made.

Always soooo fun, never enough time!

Thanks Mary for organizing!

November 24, 2013

What a day for a hike at Sutton Creek

Lisa, Mike, Monica and I made the most of a gorgeous November day!

November 16, 2013

Heceta Head and North with Grit and Jessy

Viewpoint stop on the way up the hill

My first tour of the newly restored Heceta Head Lighthouse

Who should we get for a tour guide but Jean White, long time volunteer from Florence
It was all churned up in the churn

November 10, 2013

Cape Perpetua Birthday Hike

Mike and Monica join me for a birthday hike at Cape Perpetua.

Elfin Monica with giant conchs.

Monica and I on the bridge of life together.

October 20, 2013

Siltcoos Lake Ride

Is that camera straight? Blue sky on Siltcoos today. So happy to be here!

October 7, 2013

Sunday Girlfriend Ride

Monica and Marilyn in the Love-lies-bleeding at the Urban Garden.
Burning bush along the bike trail.

Autzen footbridge over the Willamette. 

September 27, 2013

King Apple Harvest

Just picked a nice crop of King Apples.

September 22, 2013

Hike to Yapoah Crater

There are some venerable old Mountain Hemlocks growing out of the lava, and some skeletons.

Mt. Washington in the distance.

September 19, 2013

Meeting friends in the mountains

                                     Steve, Mitcho and Randy ready for a ride.
                            South Mathieu Lake on a hike.
   Relaxing after cycling and hiking with Randy, September, Steve and Mitcho.

September 11, 2013

Waldo Lake Fun

Awesome kayaking Waldo Lake with Marilyn, Jane and Lisa.
The tribe

Marilyn in Greenie.
Look who found the gold (beer)

August 25, 2013

Art and Sally visit

A little chilly in Florence this weekend

We managed to find some blueberries to harvest

Love the new park on Bay St

Shall we buy a boat, Sal?

August 22, 2013

Good Friends

So good to have such good friends!

August 18, 2013

Super Ada ride

Nice warm day along Siltcoos Lake today

Marilyn found firewood, we're ready to camp!

August 10, 2013

Summer Heather Time

We are having fitting foggy weather for peak summer heather bloom time.

August 9, 2013

Mossy, ferny, green

Three-mile Lake Trail with Mary W today

August 5, 2013

On the water, in the woods

Kayaking Sutton with Jane and Lisa in the morning fog.

Hiking Gwynn Creek trail at Cape Perpetua.... In the BIG trees.

Green Salmon in Yachats for sustenance.

Darlingtonia viewing on the way home, what a fun day!

August 3, 2013

Upper North Fork Ride

Jane, Marilyn and I rode Upper North Fork Siuslaw today.

Super ride!

Kayaking Tahkenitch Lake

Jane and I recently reconnected and found we both like to kayak

July 20, 2013

Cascades Vacation

Our home away from home.

The swimming hole, much needed after a hot dry hike or bike ride.

North and Middle Sisters from near Old McKenzie Pass.

Trail side heather

Bear Grass in bloom, got to get to the mountains in time.

July 14, 2013

Sunday Ride

End of the 22 mile ride up the North Fork Siuslaw today.