Edge of the World
a Pacific Northwest Community
Explore our community and beyond where the Columbia River slams into the Pacific Ocean.
Laugh with us as we learn to live at the ‘edge of the world’.
The Elusive Dragonfly
I have always been fascinated by the dragonfly. The intensity of their colors, their movement, and their almost mystical appearance. Every year it surprises me
National Bald Eagle Day!
Newsflash! June 20th is National Bald Eagle Day! (I know; who knew?) Now I know it’s September, but I’ve become fascinated with these raptors lately,
A Debt of Gratitude
My version of acknowledging what happened from 2019-2020 (the pandemic, tragic personal losses, and manny learning opportunities) is to express gratitude for all the hard
The Power of Music
I’m listening to a live stream (video) of a Dave Koz summer concert. From our deck I can see huge colorful kites flying over the
May-“Hem”, June Gloom…What the?
A pandemic, a recession, political unrest and violence. Is it just me or is anyone else expecting locusts? (Kidding) I want off Mr. Toad’s Wild
60 is the new 80?
I lived in the San Francisco Bay Area for almost 45 years. I knew all about and counted on the fake spring that would push
I have been MIA from our blog for the better part of a year. What happened you ask? Well… we moved into our homestead, started
What the Heck is a “Rod Run” she innocently asks….
I’ll be honest here – I have never been a car aficionado. Now don’t be a hater- in my defense, I hadn’t grown up around
Long Beach Rodeo – Americana
Americana… Not many people get to experience real, small town Americana. Actually, let’s be honest. There aren’t many of us anymore who really know what
Life is filled with moments. Some we take for granted and some we want to forget. Then there are those magic moments worth savoring. Part
The Astoria Megler Bridge = Coming Home
Let’s start with what I call “Nerd Notes”: – It is the longest continuous truss bridge in North America – It’s built to withstand 150mph
A Time for Fun and Experimenting
Explore, enjoy and have fun – are words I love to live by especially during fall. For me it’s time to get back into the
What do you call this time of year? Harvest? Autumn? Fall? The sunlight turns from bright white to golden while the leaves start turning brilliant