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#70–Visiting Bandon by the Sea . . .

One of the most popular tourist towns on the coast is Bandon a.k.a. Bandon by the Sea. In the past, the story of Bandon was that of two plants—gorse that helped burn it down and cranberries that contributed to its … Continue reading

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#68–Combining work & play . . .

  When you have houseguests, everyday life is put on hold. With company in the house, I fix special meals, eat out more often, walk all over Florence’s Old Town gawking like a tourist, and share my favorite places up … Continue reading

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#67–Kayaking around Florence . . .

It’s a glorious site to watch the full moon rise up over the hills and brighten as the evening fades into night . . . especially from the vantage point of a kayak on a lake. When I wrote about … Continue reading

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#64–When visiting Florence . . .

The dunes, Old Town, and rhododendrons are what folks know about Florence. Since I’ve lived in the area almost 30 years. Here’s my take on what to see and do in the Florence area. Although Florence is on the coast, … Continue reading

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#61–Yachats & Cape Perpetua . . .

  When I have out-of-town guests, I head north to Cape Perpetua and Yachats. I enjoy sharing two of my favorite places on the coast. In fact, when folks in Florence want to get away, they often head to Yachats. … Continue reading

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