Category Archive: Oregon

Feb 05

Portland and the Columbia River Gorge : Podcast 30

  We made a visit to Portland, but due to time, weren’t able to see as much as we would have liked.  We make some quick visits to a couple of sites downtown and then spent the following day exploring the Columbia River Gorge.

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Jan 22

Oregon Vortex and Silver Falls State Park : Podcast 29

As our time in Ashland closed, we were undecided about where to go and what to see.  We decided to head up to Portland and look for things to do along the way.  The Oregon Vortex and Silver Falls State Park were the choices.  Listen to Sue and I talk about our visits!

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Dec 30

Whale Watching in Depoe Bay : Podcast 28

As part of our tour up the Oregon coast, we had a fabulous visit to Depoe Bay, Oregon where we got to go on a whale watching tour. The morning was cold and it was the tour’s first trip on the water of 2016.  But we saw whales!  Listen to our story!

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Oct 14

The Oregon Coast : Podcast 27

After our stay in Ashland, we headed up the Oregon Coast with our son, Brian. We wanted to visit the beautiful coast, share it with Brian, with our eventual goal to go on a whale watching tour in Depoe Bay. Listen to Sue and Scott talk about their trip

Oct 03

Ashland, Oregon : Podcast 26

Sue and I had a wonderful trip to the Northwest this year, visiting Ashland, Oregon, the coast, Portland, and other places along the way.   In this podcast we talk about our trip to Ashland, along with an attempt to visit Crater Lake National Park.

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Jul 10

Waterfalls of Silver Falls State Park

On our way from Ashland to Portland, we took a couple of side trips, one to the Oregon Vortex and the other to Silver Falls State Park, where we spent an entire day.  What a place!  We had no idea that there were soooo many waterfalls in Oregon, and that was evident during the day …

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Apr 06

Ashland, Oregon

Last month, we had the chance to spend a few days in Ashland, Oregon.  Our son, Brian Russell Carey was appearing in Ring of Fire at the Oregon Cabaret Theatre, so we made the trip up to see him perform and spend a couple of weeks in Oregon.  We loved it! Ashland is a small …

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Sep 15

Tillamook Rock Lighthouse

As Sue and I headed down the Oregon coast on our Northwest Trip, we continued our Lewis and Clark discoveries. We visited Seaside, where Lewis and Clark had some of the men make salt from the seawater.  We were heading on down to Cannon Beach where a beached whale was also part of their visit. …

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Mar 30

Northwest Lighthouses : Podcast 21

Sue has always wanted to visit lighthouses and our Northwest trip was a prime opportunity to do that. All told, we saw 12 different lighthouses, visited many of those and in this episode we talk about these visits. I’ll just say that these were quite fun, a mix of history, some wildlife, exploration, and some of the greatest ocean views you’ll see. We hope that you’ll enjoy listening to our adventures!

Jan 27

Lewis and Clark in the Northwest : Podcast 20

After visiting a number of sites in Montana that were visited by Lewis and Clark (see Podcast 10), Sue and I decided to do the same while we were in Washington and Oregon. The Pacific Ocean was Lewis and Clark’s destination and it was interesting to learn about their explorations when they finally reached it. We hope you enjoy listening to the Lewis and Clark sites that we visited.

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