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California theme parks

After Christmas, we went on a “theme park marathon” in LA and San Diego. We brought Cheryl for her first visit to Disneyland in LA and since she was below the age of 2, she got to go in for free. That also meant that she was too young to go on most of the rides. […]

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Colors of Fall

Lately we can’t help but see nature from a whole new light. What used to be lush greenery is now transforming into warm hues of yellow, orange and red. These are the colors of fall….. and such an incredible sight it is! During the initial weeks of the fall season, we literally drove around hunting for perfect spots […]

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Hiking at Mt St Helen

Last Saturday was the last hot, sunny weekend of summer and it just wouldn’t seem right to spend it indoors. So, Eric and his group of colleagues from Penang who are here in Oregon decided to go on a trip to Mt St Helen. Those with children formed a separate group to go on a 2.3 mile hike on the Hummocks Trail. […]

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Oregon Coast Adventure – Day 3

We woke up early on the 3rd day of our trip to get ready for our visit to the Oregon Coast Aquarium in Newport. The Aquarium is a world-class marine educational attraction nestled on the beautiful Yaquina Bay in Newport, Oregon. Among some of the interesting exhibits are the sea otters, harbor seals, sea lions, sharks, and other sea creatures […]

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