Tag Archives: Oregon

The Spruce Goose: The Biggest Airplane Ever Built

I love airplanes, but my brother Bisckits adores them. So he couldn’t have been happier when, during a West Coast roadtrip from Seattle to San Francisco, we called in to see a very special aircraft. Just outside McMinnville, Oregon, is … Continue reading

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Sam’s Ses Challenge #17: Blue

Welcome to this week’s Sam’s Ses Challenge. Every weekend, Sam and I pick a word or phrase as the theme for the week. Your mission, should you choose to accept it, is to post something Ses-related that you think fits … Continue reading

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Crater Lake, Oregon’s Sapphire

There’s real sense of achievement when you tick a big item off your Bucket List. Especially an item that’s been on it since the very first draft. The feeling of anticipation you get as you approach is a heady rush. … Continue reading

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Where’s Jaspa? (June 3rd, 2013)

On Sunday we crossed into California, and have spent the last two days traveling south along the coast. So today’s question isn’t really about where we are. Instead I’m wondering, who can identify the giants with which we’ve been sharing … Continue reading

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Where’s Jaspa? (June 1st, 2013)

Today Rich ticked a destination off his bucket list with a visit to another volcano that blew its top in the past. This time the weather couldn’t have been more cooperative! Who can identify this stunning location in southern Oregon?…. … Continue reading

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Where’s Jaspa? (May 30th, 2013)

Today again had Bisckits as excited as a dog in a butcher’s shop, with another ‘hairyplane’-themed visit. This time, not only did we get to see a one of a kind aircraft, we even got to go up onto the … Continue reading

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Where’s Jaspa? (May 29th, 2013)

We spent most of today in the clouds. Actually inside the clouds. Often being pelted by rain and even snow. Can you identify where?… Once again, we were hoping to spy a volcanic peak, close up. And once again, it … Continue reading

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