Small Town, America

Yesterday, Andy and I took a little road trip.  We went through several small towns celebrating Independence Day with parades.  I love that small town community culture!  Folks start putting their lawn chairs up on the sidewalks hours before the parade starts.  They bring their coolers, their blankets and their families. I love that these 4th of July parades include just about anyone who wants … Continue reading Small Town, America

Oh the Coast Life!

I’ve lived on the Oregon Coast for 3 years now.  We moved here just about the time the Cascadia Subduction Zone hysteria began.  I’m not going to lie-  all the news reports… they had my attention.  My full attention!  At the time, we lived right on the beach, and although it was absolutely gorgeous…  I really didn’t want to wake up with sand in my … Continue reading Oh the Coast Life!