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Aug 6, 2019 - Brighton, Oregon

August 6 Coast/beach is very shallow so when the tide is out you can walk out a long way on the sandbars. In one location we saw a few dozen horse back riders out on the hard sand in low tide. We saw rail riders, recumbent type bicycles set on the railroad tracks, 4 to each car, side-by-side. They ride 3 miles up and 3 miles back. This was a new one! There were probably 6 cars riding along together. I have never seen so many Campgrounds which also accommodate RV’s so close together! It is one after another up and down the Oregon coast. We...

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Summer 2019

Aug 5, 2019 - Brighton, Oregon

August 5. We woke to a lovely fogged in Bay morning. Pretty typical for the ocean. When I opened the front windshield screen I was so shocked to see what was water in front of us last night was pretty much mud this morning. It was low tide & it is a really low tide and visible because the bay is very shallow on our side. Had a nice visit this morning with our neighbors from Westlake Village and from Cambria. We were unable to come up with any common acquaintances. Always have to try! I have a couple of great stories along that line but one...

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Summer 2019

Aug 4, 2019 - Brighton, Oregon

August 4. Headed out this morning towards Portland and the coast. We found a Costco for fuel just before Portland. But of course we forgot that in Oregon the attendants are the only ones that can pump the fuel. We found out that the Costcos here in this area also have diesel. Not sure where else diesel is carried at Costco. And most of you are asking who cares about diesel, but we have lots of buddies who have diesel RVs! Gasoline here was 2.85 a gallon, diesel was 2.93. And just south of Portland is Milwaukie, Oregon! Getting through...

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Summer 2019

Jul 22, 2018 - Got crab?

July 22 - Now at Brighton, OR, where attendants pump gas and bottle/can deposits are $0.10. We are at a marina/rv site specializing in crab. You can rent a boat to crab fish or do it off the dock or order it up like at Maine lobster shacks. Afternoon wine tasting (free) at which we purchased an excellent reisling which did not last long as we watched tourist crabbers returning with their catch.

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