I arrived home at about 1 pm Tuesday, just missing by a handful of miles and a handful of hours a sinkhole that shut down I-5 for several days. Larry & I had an immediate date night, heading off to watch the Angels win over the Tigers 11-9. Lots of home runs on both sides!
I’m not walking this week, so there won’t be any updates on the Facebook page…
The baseball commitment put me a little behind in my unpacking – I haven’t even done my laundry yet. It’ll get done sometime before I leave again on June 10 – it has to!
When I go back up I’ll have some company. Shelley & Kelly from our church will be with me the first week and we’ll be camping in their motor home. Should be fun! It’ll be a nice time to have someone nearby, as that week will be beautiful but has a number of isolated areas.
As I mentioned last time, I’ve walked halfway through Oregon – and 1/4 of the way through the entire trek. When I go back, I’ll hit 500 miles on Day 2.
And here we go with Potpourri (4):
I was fascinated with these cows in Tillamook – the breed is called Dutch Belted, but the nickname is ‘Oreo Cows’. On the way back to my host church each evening I passed a large herd of them:
As I entered Tillamook, I passed Polar Ice Co – they let me come in and observe the ice-making process. They were busily making/storing ice for Memorial Day weekend, and I was especially fond of this ‘udderly’ charming stool:
Many of the businesses/barns had quilt panels – and I added another form of fauna to my list – an emu!
Road Gator – I found them to be quite docile…
This might very well be an AIR MUSEUM – or maybe it’s an AIR MUSEUM. I’m not sure, because the signage is so ambiguous… 😀
I thought this was kinda cool – it looks like a forest fire, but it’s actually the sunset colors peeking through the clouds on my last night in Tillamook County. 😦
Some famous places I visited during this walking cycle: Lincoln City (Kite Capital of the World, and LC also has the D River = World’s Shortest), Depoe Bay (World’s Smallest Harbor AND Whale Watching Capital of the World) – and I crossed the 45th parallel:
Love you all – and thank you for your prayers!
“But I am like an olive tree, thriving in the house of God. I will always trust in God’s unfailing love.” ~ Psalm 52:8