Well, first of all I hope everyone had a great St. Patrick's Day. We had a wonderful day. We left home this morning and came over to the Oregon Coast at Florence, which will mean nothing to most readers, but there it is anyway. We actually went by huge sand dunes and heavily forested areas, and then finally saw the ocean when we got further south. The Oregon coastline is breathtakingly beautiful, and rugged doesn't begin to cover it. There are beaches, of course, but the water is always cold, and there are many huge rocks in the water, and many precipitous cliffs with the surf pounding just off the side of the road. It's a beautiful drive, but You better be paying attention to where you're driving! these first pictures were taken at Bandon, OR, where we took a long walk. The wind was blowing ferociously, and it was chilly, so not a very pleasant walking day.
Have you ever seen skunk cabbage? It's so pretty, but does have a definite skunky smell.
Finally, we finished the day at Brookings, OR, and saw the sun go down over the ocean. Tomorrow we'll resume our journey and head south to Windsor, CA. We will be going on Friday to visit my husband's mom for a few days. She is in Modesto, CA.