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Traveling, Cooking, Reading, and Trains

Date of visit: July 17, 2018 We just had a short visit so on Tuesday it was time to go. But first breakfast at the Nye Beach Cafe in Nye Beach We got there before they opened up; one website said they opened at 7:00 another at 8:00. We figured: “breakfast! it must be 7:00”.¬† …

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Date of Visit: July 16, 2018 After spending the morning and afternoon visiting the Oregon Coast Aquarium and the Yaquina Bay Lighthouse we took a short nap before going out for our dinner in the Newport Historic Bayfront District. Back when I was a kid I read the Ripley’s Believe It or Not feature every …

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Date of visit: July 16, 2018 Our first stop was the Oregon Coast Aquarium – really it is the reason we picked Newport as our destination. We seem to remember visiting here years ago when the kids were young; perhaps driving the 95 miles from Manzanita during a week at the coast there. But I …

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Prepared: July 11, 2018 Even though I’ve been working through my camera/lens testing we still need to eat. Hot summer night, let’s grill a couple of burgers – and let’s keep it simple by buying prepared patties. Pre-made patties at the market run the risk of being overworked – mixed in a blender – but …

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Photos taken: July 6&7, 2018 I retired – again – a few weeks ago. I joked with my friends that I’ve gone back and forth between working and retirement¬† so often in the past four years I should just start calling myself “unemployed”. Who knows, maybe retirement will stick this time – certainly retiring in …

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