Sep 252013
 

Yesterday was a day for bad roads and big waves. Lots of both. We left the Seaside RV Resort about 10:30, stopped for fuel, and then started south on U.S. Highway 101. It was 118 miles to the Elks lodge in Newport, but it was a slow 118 miles. Part of the way was along […]

Aug 122013
 

Terry finished proofreading the new issue of the Gypsy Journal yesterday and, after a lot of trial and error, I got it uploaded to our printer’s web server back in Michigan. They’ll proof it again and hopefully won’t find any problems. As long as we’ve been at it, I still hold my breath until they […]

Jun 162011
 

We spent yesterday walking the waterfront here in Newport, poking our heads into shops, watching the fishing boats coming and going, and people watching. Newport is one of my favorite towns along the Oregon coast, the perfect cross of working fishing port and tourist destination, not too commercialized, laid back, and friendly. Years ago, when […]

Yaquina Head

 Posted by at 12:11 am  Nick's Blog
Jun 152011
 

With the new issue of the paper at the printer’s, we have some time to play. And that’s just what we did yesterday! Yaquina Head Lighthouse, a mile or so north of Newport, has been guiding ships safely along the coast since 1873, and today the lighthouse and surrounding 100 acres are administered by the […]

Jun 082011
 

Yesterday was a day for spouting horns and lighthouses. We had a UPS shipment that was scheduled for delivery to the South Jetty NACO campground yesterday, and since we had cancelled our stay there, we wanted to stop by and ask them to hold it for us, if it hadn’t already arrived. It hadn’t, and […]