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.

3 comments:

Ari C'rona said...

*sigh* It's so nice to be here for a respite. :o)

Mama Cache said...

You are too much . . . your road trip posts are such fun reads.

Be safe, my friend.

Barb said...

Sounds like you're having a fine time. You didn't mention a fire at the Fireside, but this weather certainly calls for one.

Stay warm, relax and have a good time.