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2018 Christmas in Riverside – Neighborhood

Date: December 22, 2018 After Santa came through the neighborhood with the North Riverside Fire Department we had a quiet morning and lunch. We played the card game “Oh Snap” with Jurgen and then Chutes and Ladders with Jurgen and … Continue reading

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2018 Christmas in Riverside – Santa

Santa’s Visit Date: December 22, 2018 The Village of North Riverside has some pull with important people. On the Saturday before Christmas, Santa was escorted through the neighborhoods by the North Riverside Fire Department. One stop was the corner near … Continue reading

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2018 Christmas in Riverside – Trains

Dates of Visit: December 19 – 29, 2018 Our two grand sons live near Chicago; they are at the prime Christmas ages so we knew where we would be on Christmas morning. We arrived in the afternoon of Wednesday December … Continue reading

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Hood Canal Moments

August 24-26, 2018 Hood Canal is a beautiful spot – great for whiling away a summer vacation. I love taking photos up there. These don’t fit the themes of either of my earlier posts: Smoky Sunset or  Maine Clam Boil so … Continue reading

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Summer Trip to Newport – Evening in Bayfront District

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 … Continue reading

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Late Summer Road Trip: Mesa Verde

September 6-7, 2-17 [NOTE: Click on the photos to get much bigger versions with detail I discuss in the post] When last we talked (September 5)  we had arrived in Mesa Verde, hiked a bit and saw some sites. We … Continue reading

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Where The Freeways Don’t Go – Monument Valley

I broke my leg earlier this week, being clumsy. I was walking on the pathway to our side yard where the garbage cans are. On the way to take out the garbage I looked over at our neighbors insane Halloween … Continue reading

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