Tag Archives: Yachats

#214–Mighty big waves . . .

  More than once during the year, we get mighty big waves. That’s especially true in December and January. These are usually caused by storms out at sea that generate large swells that create larger than normal waves. And sometimes … Continue reading

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#205–A time for beginnings . . .

  January is the beginning of a new year, and many folks are basking in the smugness of still sticking to the resolutions they made. Some find it a time to restart or revamp some aspect of their lives or … Continue reading

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#198–Ups & downs of summer sales . . .

  These are the good times when it comes to selling anything on the Oregon Coast. The coast is a tourism magnet to vacationers from out of state and even out of country, and this year is no exception. And … 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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#184–Wearing more than one hat . . .

  The piles of stuff on my dining room table are my gauge of how busy I am. And it’s full. This time of year is busy, busy because of the Florence Festival of Books (FFOB) coming up in two … Continue reading

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#180–Yachats Farmers Market revisited . . .

There were fresh carrots, greens, rhubarb, blueberries, and many more fruits and veggies marvelously displayed at booths spread throughout the market. There were several booths of jams and jellies, one of smoked cheeses, one of fudge, and a popular one … Continue reading

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#178–I’m back––134 books in 10 days . . .

I could have named this post “Back in the saddle again” or “Road trips are fun!” But the numbers were what blew me away. By following my usual game plan of calling ahead before hitting the road, I sold more … Continue reading

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#148––Book launch, snake rescue, purple poop & Sir Groucho sick . . .

  The week started with the first sales of the book about the history of Florence being made in Yachats at the farmers market. A fact that Yachats residents absolutely loved. And the week ended with more launch activities and … Continue reading

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#146–Yachats Farmers Market––what’s not to like . . .

  It was the Fourth of July and my first time at the Yachats Farmers Market, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., as a participant. It was not the only show in town. It competed with the Lions Club Pancake Breakfast, … Continue reading

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#115–Squeezing it in . . .

Once you’ve got your books out there, you can’t just say, “That’s done!” and forget about them. If a bookstore or other venue calls and wants more, you need to send or deliver right away. You can’t let it go, … Continue reading

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