Boomer and I sat out on our small hotel patio overlooking the bay and the Columbia River the last morning we were in Oregon. It was an overcast day and the river was calm. It is not always calm, however, as the mouth of the Columbia River that feeds into … Continue reading
While at the Tillamook Cheese Factory I overheard someone mention that there was another cheese factory in the area with I quote “better cheese than Tillamook”. I thought to my self ‘I’ll be the judge of that’.
We all know I love brewery tours. I’ve written 25 posts about breweries on this blog over the past year and a half. Sounds like I spend a lot of time at breweries… Okay I do. And you know what goes well with beer? Cheese! You were probably going to say … Continue reading
I stopped in Tillamook on a rainy day to see the air museum. From the highway the building looked impressive and is apparently the world’s largest wooden clear-span building. I pulled into the parking lot and found my way inside the former Navy hanger used to house K-class blimps. The … Continue reading
It was a rainy day that resulted in a change of plans. And it wasn’t like tolerable sprinkles… but more like pelting you in the face with tiny shards of glass rain. I asked the hotel clerk, while I was checking out, what sort of indoor activities there were to … Continue reading
While driving up Highway 101 I noticed something about Oregon. They have a lot of “World’s Smallest, World’s Shortest, ect” So I started to do some investigating as I found this to be peculiar.
A few months ago I was trying to decide what to do with my life. I was convinced that I was going to move to Newport Oregon, get a job at Rogue Brewing and work my way up through the brewing ranks. They have an apprentice brewing program that I … Continue reading
I took Boomer to the ocean for the first time last year and he freaked out. Most likely because he had never seen a body of water that big and then add in the huge waves to go along with it, you can probably see why he was scared. While … Continue reading
I love dam tours. I know that I have mention this before but for those of you who are just tuning in – I am a fan! I’m not sure what it is about the dam that I love so much; maybe the holding back of a massive amount of water … Continue reading
I had a discussion with my friend, Nicole, the other day about the Pacific Northwest (PNW). We were talking about how each of us defines the Pacific Northwest and found that we did not totally agree about which states were included in the PNW (don’t worry there wasn’t any hair … Continue reading