Category: grand adventures

Exploring the Coast

I cherish these three little girls. For years they have been my giggling little posse, following me wherever I go. Sleeping on top of me and piling on my lap so that I can’t see who I’m visiting unless I peek through dimpled elbows and around tousled-haired heads. They have brought me so much joy. […]

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Sabbatical

It has been years since I have left my husband and kids. As much as I wanted to spend time with my cousins in Scottsdale Arizona, I dreaded leaving Windy Ridge. But, alas, I ventured out and I was so blessed. Buddy’s move to glory land is five months fresh and still so unreal. We spent […]

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Astoria Sea Lions

  This time of year you can stop by the Astoria docks in Oregon and hang out with the steaming masses of sea lions. A little bit of free and uncrowded zoo for the children.

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Seaview

  A weekend at the ocean. There is something wonderful about that salty air that revives and restores.

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Cape Disappointment

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On Wandering

Well, if this don’t make you want to buy a bicycle and pedal ore the Scottish Highlands.

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Living Slow

The captain has been going to the ocean to build on the beach cabin and he is more and more relunctant to leave. He is loving beach time and living slow. This weekend we met him there. It was Rod Run weekend so Long Beach was packed with revving engines and hollering people. We could […]

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County Fair

For Aubree, Kaden and Wyatt, who requested this movie to document their new-found friendship.

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Full House, Full Heart

ALBACORE from Windy Ridge on Vimeo. July at Windy Ridge has been full to the top and overflowing.  Niece Lindsey and her cousin Shae road-tripped 3ooo+ miles across the country and we were blessed to have them. It’s hardly a visit if we can’t bring you out on our ocean, so that’s what we did. […]

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Captain Levi

I went out on the deep sea with Levi for the first time in September. There is something about laying your head next to the clanging bustle of the port and waking up when it is still dark to head out to the last frontier. The early morning excitement of the many fisherman scrambling for […]

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