Ocean

The Power of the Pacific Ocean and the Passage of Time

We began building our Ocean Shores home in 2008.  When we moved our borrowed 5th wheel trailer to the construction site in October of that year, we started daily beach walks.  The beach nearest our home is part of the Oyehut Wildlife Recreation Area, managed by the WDFW as a subunit of the John’s River … Continue reading »

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Some insight into the life of Thomas Frost

Last week, I began planning the first full episode of the Washington, Our Home, video series and I decided the creation and exploration of the Willamette Meridian would be a good first start. To begin with, as I asked in a previous blog post, I had to learn why in the world someone in the mid-1800’s … Continue reading »

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Snowy Owls on Damon Point

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Gone But Not Forgotten: Ocean Crest Restaurant in Moclips, Washington

Moclips has been a community for a long time.  It was only incorporated, though, in 1905 with the final nails being driven by the Northern Pacific Railroad.  It became a resort community and had local industries such as lumber mills and canneries.  Over the years Moclips suffered setbacks from fires and storms, finally sustaining about … Continue reading »

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