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#208–14 bridges in three tours—Tour 2 (Florence to North Bend)

  Would it rain (Plan B) or not (Plan A)? We were ready either way.  My 11 folks who’d signed up for the Southern Bridge Tour, plus Benny the bus driver, were ready to check out bridges. We had rain … Continue reading

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#194–The selling season has begun . . .

  Because spring break brings hordes of tourists to the Oregon coast, the selling season has begun. So I hit the road north. And this is what I saw: more traffic, more motorhomes, and more out-of-state license plates. California and … Continue reading

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#154–A quirky week . . .

  Into every life some quirkiness must fall. Leaning tower of water My first clue that it was going to be a strange week was when I pulled a water bottle out of the pack Monday. It sat at an … Continue reading

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#114–Feels like I’m writing a book . . .

Last time I felt like this, I was in the middle of writing Crossings. Once again, a book has taken over my life. Every spare moment during the day, I’m working on my Arcadia Press book about the history of … Continue reading

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#112–Good news on all fronts . . .

Life is like a roller coaster––some weeks are up and some are down. Fortunately, this was an up week on all fronts. Florence Festival of Books (FFOB) When my neighbor, who is an editor I worked with at Oregon Coast … Continue reading

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#111–A rose is a rose is a ringer . . .

I promised to throw in a ringer from time to time and this is one of those times. I’ll confine my book adventures to one paragraph. I delivered copies of Crossings to the Alsea Bay Bridge Interp Center in Waldport … Continue reading

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#105–New bridge wayside dedication . . .

In the cold drizzle of last November 29, a hardy bunch of civic leaders posed with shovels in the heart of Old Town to mark the ground-breaking for the Siuslaw River Bridge Interpretive Site on the last undeveloped riverfront site. … Continue reading

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