Category Archives: Photography

Calm Before The Storm

It was a beautiful, unseasonably warm November day in Washington DC. I was here on business, and we took the opportunity to extend our visit into the weekend. We spent Saturday enjoying the perfect weather and visiting the National Gallery … Continue reading

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Last Day

We started our last day in wine country at Penner-Ash Wine Cellars seated on the patio looking out over the Willamette valley. The hilltop location was perfect for sunflowers. Then we were off to our next tasting, following a wine … Continue reading

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St. Innocent Winery

After a leisurely morning we headed south to St. Innocent Winery, thanks to a recommendation from Allan. The drive took about an hour, but it was well worth the trip. It was an idyllic setting overlooking a small pond. St. … Continue reading

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Country Roads

After a quiet morning we headed south for a wine tasting at Cristom Vineyards. We had a cheese tray with the last glass to tide us over till a late lunch. The tasting room was in the middle of the … Continue reading

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This Never Gets Old

We visited two wineries yesterday – Elk Cove and Kramer Vineyards. At the first we tasted wines while looking out over the vineyard. At the second we watched birds of prey riding the air currents while searching for their dinner. … Continue reading

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Wine Country

On Sunday we headed inland to the Willamette valley. To celebrate the amazing surroundings we had a meeting of The Other Champagne Club overlooking the vineyards. Then we headed up the hill to watch the sunset. The changing colours and … Continue reading

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Last Day

Not the last day of the trip – just the last day on the Oregon coast. We had lunch at a local brewery with amazing wood fired pizza. The beer was pretty good too. We walked along the beach in … Continue reading

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Going Rogue (in a good way)

What did you think I meant? We were just down the road from Newport so we had to visit Rogue Brewery where I had a Rogue Dead Guy ale. Yummy. But the highlight of the day, other than Rogue, was … Continue reading

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Oregon

We headed south from Seattle this morning driving along the old pacific coast highway. Along the way we stopped at Canon Beach with a perfect view of The Haystack. There were several interesting rock formations along the coast. Jan took … Continue reading

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Flowers

We don’t often travel in the summer because we prefer to stay home and enjoy the garden. (It’s so nice here in the summer – not so much in the winter…). But we made an exception this year and we … Continue reading

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