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whitewater rafting

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Awoke to a beautiful day.
Sunshine and warm weather makes me happy.
So do roses.

And mountains.

And adventures.
Adventures such as whitewater rafting on the White Salmon River in Washington State.
All Adventures Rafting was an awesome, talented crew, who made the day on the river exciting, memorable, and the best rafting experience I have ever experienced.
The great weather, gorgeous landscape, awesome rapids, being with the family, and everything else about the day was perfect.
Our rafting photos are courtesy of All Adventures Rafting.

Oregon or bust!

May 27th, 2015

It is high time to finish posting about my birthday season...we took a vacation to finish out the month of May, so I did not blog any while away.  Couldn't have in some places even if I had wanted to.  A few places remain where a cell phone will not work and there is no wifi.  And, we survived.  Gasp!  
On the afternoon of Wednesday, May 27th, we flew from Atlanta to Portland.
The view of Mt. Hood was stunning from the airplane! Shortly after arriving, we made our way via rental car to Multnomah Falls, located just outside of Portland.  Much to our surprise, the falls are just a short walk from the parking lot.  It was a beautiful evening to be outside and enjoying a waterfall.
The drive to the falls and further on, then, to our B&B for the night, reminded us all of our drive from Anchorage to Denali National Park.


We stopped to have a late dinner.  We noticed straight away that the small towns roll up their sidewalks around 8 pm. Took us a minute or two to loc…