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Dragonfire Art Gallery is such a special place to go while you are visiting Cannon Beach. This weekend we attended an event to honor The Year of The Rabbit. There was live music, saki, wine, wonderful appetizers and, of course, art work galore featuring rabbits. We found out what our signs were ...
It is amazing the amount of work one has to go to make repairs in the winter time at the beach! The top picture is of Breakers Point in the north end of Cannon Beach. The complex has been here since the 1980's and is oceanfront.  It is time for a facelift. The windows and siding are being replac...
There is a terrific seven mile hike from Seaside to Cannon Beach over Tillamook Head. This time of year the old timers remember a run called the "Terrible Tilly Run" where you were knee deep in mud through some of it. That run gave participants bragging rights. Now most hikers wait until the trai...
One of my favorite homes in the south part of Seaside has taken gate design to another level. My friend, Patty, collects all these interesting objects and puts them together to make the most interesting pieces of art........ from gates, to curtains, room dividers and lamps. It takes a certain kin...
I have some dear friends who had a relative looking for a beach house that had to be near them. Elaine and I combed the area for a house that would be just right for her as a home to make memories for years to come. We looked  and looked until we found the right one.  She loved it from the moment...
On the south end of Seaside, you can wander along Beach Street until you come upon this National Historic Trail marker which guides you along the Lewis and Clark Trail to the salt works. In the winter of 1805 and 1806 Lewis and Clark chose to stay the winter in this area of Oregon instead of the ...
The Oregon Symphony just takes you to another place in your mind. We have had tickets for the last 20 years and it's just something you have to do for yourself. Last Monday's performance was exceptional. It was Sergei Rachmaninoff 's Concerto No. 3 in D minor for Piano and Orchestra. The pianist ...
  Saturday evening we attended a Town Hall Meeting at the Warrenton Grade School. It was well attended with at least 60 residents. State Representative Deborah Boone and State Representative Brad Witt were present and invited to speak when questions about education in Oregon were brought up.  Kat...
          Have you ever  seen a Tufted Puffin? Well, if you haven't  you should plan on making a trip to Cannon Beach's Haystack Rock a National Bird Sanctuary. Puffins are dear to our community. Last year around mid April the school children gathered to welcome the puffins home as part of the Ea...

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