Oregon Coast

Oregon Coast

After a brief stint through the Redwood National and State Park, we made our way north to Oregon. While I've heard (and seen) so much about Portland and Oregon's coast in general, I was excited to see it with my own two eyes.

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San Francisco

San Francisco

This was my second time in San Francisco – the first of which came when I was much younger with my family. This trip was much shorter, unfortunately. Our time in San Francisco went by in the blink of an eye – a recurring theme on this trip.

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Pacific Coast Highway

Pacific Coast Highway

I visited this area once before when I was much younger. Some portions I remembered, others not. I still, however, stood there in awe just as I did years prior. The coastline along Route 1 is spectacular, and as the saying goes...photos don't do it justice.

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Journal – July, 2017

Journal – July, 2017

July went by in a flash. As I sit here in late August, it's hard to believe the month – and with it, summer – is almost over. Before we know it...ah, forget it. You know what I'm going to say.

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Journal – June, 2017

Journal – June, 2017

June was highlighted with a day trip to Sugar Hill's annual Lupine Festival, a visit to Cannon Mountain's summit and a feast of buckwheat pancakes.

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Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park

The three-day adventure in Yosemite was filled with no-cars-on-the-road sunrise drives around the valley, picnics along the Merced river and aimless walks around the valley floor. Like I've said once before, I'll be back.

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Death Valley National Park

Death Valley National Park

Death Valley is legitimately the hottest place in the world – and at 282 feet below sea level, it's also the lowest point in North America. What stood out to me the most, though? The deafening silence.

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New York

New York

Good coffee, great food and simply the excitement of being there bring me back to New York time after time – regardless of my wishes for some peace and quiet by the time I leave.

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