February 26, 2012
In Search of Sanity - Day One
Miles traveled: approx. 400 miles
Price of gas in Florence: $3.69/gallon
Number of CDs sung to: at least 5
Wildlife spotted: 2 elk, 3 eagles, 4-ish hawks and one rather strange guy pumping gas
Hotel cost per night: $56/night, with a coupon and a canned food donation :-)
Pictures taken: 108
Forgotten items: one cell phone, one iTouch and the hot pot
Cool new place found: Newport Bay Candle Co.
Snide comments: too many to count
Different weather encountered: snow, rain, drenching drizzle and an interesting sun patch that followed us for a bit...
Nice people encountered: 6, I think (not counting Lisa)
License plates spotted: British Columbia and Pennsylvania
Seagulls talked to: 3
Number of scenic pull-outs utilized: 4
Destination and home-base for three glorious days on the coast: Yachats, Oregon
The Fireside Inn is located right on the beautiful 804 Trail - we are truly blessed.