Don on August 29th, 2015

Saturday: (08/29) Our usual Saturday shopping run to start our day. Lou made apricot waffles for breakfast. Lou wanted to start sand blasting some metal chairs she found. I got it out but it didn’t work. Hasn’t been used in years and the nozzle¬†was clogged by deposits, rust and ? I figured out how to […]

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Don on August 28th, 2015

Friday: (08/28) The usual L&L sausage, egg and cheese English muffin breakfast. I picked up Jessica on the way to meet the other hikers at Sanborn County Park. We hike about a 1/2 mile on the road to another trailhead then up to the top of the mountain on the new Bay Area Ridge Trail […]

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Don on August 25th, 2015

Monday: (08/24) First day home. Enjoyed a late morning. Granola for breakfast. I tinkered at the computer all morning. Salads for lunch. We did a shopping run. I stopped by Central Computer for a new WiFi adapter fr my laptop. Lou and Dawn had to occupy themselves at a nearby thrift store. Tough life. LUU […]

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Don on August 25th, 2015

Sunday: (08/23) We always like to visit Eureka. Breakfast at a new restaurant, the Golden Harvest. We had noticed a crowd there and tried it out. The crowd was right. We had some regular stops to make while we were here. We started with our required visit to Pierson Building Center. A nice garden center, […]

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Don on August 22nd, 2015

Saturday: (08/22) We continued South toward Trinidad. While passing through Klamath we noticed a fair of some sort, so we stopped. It was their Salmon Festival. We enjoyed their parade and looking through the booths. I got to enjoy some very nice berry cobbler as a breakfast prelude. We continued on to Trinidad stopping at […]

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Don on August 21st, 2015

Friday: (08/21) Breakfast next door at the Morning Glory Restaurant. We all had the same chicken apple spinach Swiss omelets. Then Dawn looked at a few bookstores I had seen downtown. Eventually we were off to Grants Pass to the Josephine County Fair. We then headed on down Highway 199 and stopped at the Burl […]

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Don on August 20th, 2015

Thursday: (08/20) Breakfast at Brothers Restaurant after the short one mile walk downtown. I caught a bus back to the motel but I missed my stop. I got off at an electric bike shop I wanted to visit but they didn’t open until 1100 so I walked back to the motel. I packed my backpack […]

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Don on August 19th, 2015

Wednesday: (08/19) Up at 0710, too early for breakfast next door at the Morning Glory Restaurant. I took a walk around the Southern Oregon University across the street and around the neighborhood as I waited. A nice chicken fried steak. Then I headed downtown, explored, picked up my resupply box at the Post Office and […]

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Don on August 18th, 2015

Tuesday: (0818) On the trail at 0715. After a short down the trail became up for about 1000 feet. The trail pofile showed a good 3000 foot drop after that but it sure seemed like a lot of up here and there.¬† Found some trail magic on the way and even met the caretaker (above) […]

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Don on August 17th, 2015

Monday:(08/17) MM1700, a 23+ mile day. Along the trail I heard more cow bells and spotted about three cows through a break in the trees in a meadow. They also saw me, and didn’t mind. Further down the trail I came to the meadow and saw a herd of about twenty cows, all with bells […]

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