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The Oregon Roadtrip Wrap-Up

The Oregon Roadtrip covering the coast, Crater Lake, and Portland was winner!  The Oregon Coast itself would have been a fabulous vacation but other things in Oregon inland are worth the time and effort to drive to see. Here the the best of the Oregon Roadtrip 2014 as voted on by Mom and me. Best Coastal City: Astoria (me) Astoria was our first stop on the Oregon Roadtrip and was one of my favorites.  Astoria was a beautiful town with great views on top of the town’s hills.  The Goonies Tour Goonies Housewas fun for anyone in my age group Read More

Powells Books and Portland Farmers Market

Every weekend I try to visit a Farmer’s Market- whether I’m in Baltimore, Iowa, or anywhere else in the world.  This weekend in Portland I was able to visit the Farmer’s Market at the Portland State University. Honestly, it was one of the best I have ever visited.  The food stands were full of homegrown, fresh produce.  The prepared food stands looked and smelled so good.  No fried food truck food here! I ended up getting local smoked salmon on a fresh baked bagel because the line for Pine State Biscuits was way too long.  Maybe next time Pine State Read More