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Tagged With: Oregon

In Search of the Best Mocha Latte

God must love us because he gave us the coffee bean.   We Pacific Northwesterners love coffee. After all, Starbucks was founded here in Seattle in 1971. Thanks to our obsession with the delicious brew, there are now 23,000 Starbucks coffeehouses worldwide, with 560 in Washington State! Seattle boasts 142 alone. That is one for … Continue reading »

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Winery Hopping in Oregon

There is always time for wine! Wineries When someone mentions visiting a winery, I usually think of Europe. Having lived in Spain for four years, I have visited many bodegas and wineries; however, I did not know how extensive the growers in southern Oregon and Washington state have become. The first commercial planting of fine … Continue reading »

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The Oregon Vortex!

Day 3 of our southern Oregon adventure! Few things are as American as the family road-trip. Since the invention of the automobile in the early 1900’s and the subsequent expansion of the interstate road system in the 1930’s, thousands of family travelers have set out each year on the open road seeking new and exciting … Continue reading »

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Water Fall Spotting

Nature’s Wonders Still day two of our family travels in southern Oregon. We left majestic Crater Lake and started to head back to base camp in Roseburg, Oregon. With the beautiful lake behind us, we decided to see how many waterfalls we could visit before we got back and darkness came. Along Route 138 there … Continue reading »

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Crater Lake

Day 2 of Our Oregon Experience! We decided that on the second full day of our vacation in southern Oregon to visit Crater Lake National Park. This amazing place has been on both Mishele’s and my must see list since we were children. It is page 696 of 1,000 Places to See Before You Die. Probably … Continue reading »

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Wildlife Safari!

Walk on the Wild Side! We love animals! Our youngest son, Elijah, is the biggest animal lover of all. He will go to any zoo, aquarium, animal shelter, or pet store any time just to visit them. He already knows that he wants to work in a zoo someday, and he will. He even knows … Continue reading »

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Road Trip!

Family travel on the open road again We decided to hit the open road in our RV while the boys were on spring break from school. All of us much needed a break from the daily routine. Like many families, we have a bad habit of falling into a rut and need a vacation now … Continue reading »

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Summer Vacation!

Summer is almost here! Although the astronomical summer begins on June 21st with the summer solstice, in most towns across America it begins the day school finally lets out. For us, that will be June 18th. Our boys are counting down to this date with the enthusiasm and excitement of a NASA launch crew awaiting … Continue reading »

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The Oregon Coast

Check out the video under the Videos tab! The Smith Family Vacation  We have been traveling the world for a few years and are currently home in the Seattle, Washington, area for a bit. We promised our oldest son, Aaron, that we would stay here so he can finish high school. Being in the same … Continue reading »

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