Category Archives: port orford

Salt N’ Pepper Revisited

A few days ago on one of the only sunny days on the southern Oregon coast the family and I embarked on a visit to Salt and Pepper beach south of Port Orford on 101.  My mom, sister and brother-in-law … Continue reading

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How Lovely Are Your Branches

A week ago I hopped on the train from Seattle.  My sister and brother-in-law got on a plane and my brother took his car. We managed to coordinate our arrivals within a half hour of each other in Portland.  Shockingly … Continue reading

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So Spectacular You Can See The Earth’s Curvature

It is as close to the end of the Earth you can get.  A place so enormous, so profound you can see the curve of the Earth, the swell of the see and the horizon  stretching as far as the … Continue reading

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Let It Shine/Cape Blanco Lighthouse

The Cape Blanco lighthouse was built in 1870 with a light run off of lard from the nearby pig farm.  It has endured 179 mph winds during the famous Columbus Day storm in the 60’s and countless rainy days.  I … Continue reading

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Hole In The Rock

A few days ago my brother J and I went exploring on the beach again.  We drove down 101 south of Port Orford about 10 miles, abruptly pulled over on the side of the rode where you will see the … Continue reading

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Salt And Pepper Beach

It was a rainy, dark day but that didn’t stop us. In Port Orford, you have to force yourself to go out and brave the elements.  It’s easy to get sucked into all day marathons of Millionaire Matchmaker with the … Continue reading

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Oregon

I wake up to utter darkness with no sound but the steady pounding rain outside my window.  I’m home. Port Orford is a step back in time, a much needed break from the fast paced rest of the country.  The … Continue reading

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