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A Weekend in Astoria Featuring Tasty Food, Oregon State Parks, and the Voodoo Room

Recently, I spent a whole weekend in Astoria, Oregon taking in the sites, eating the food, and just generally enjoying this quirky northern Oregon Coast town. We stayed at the Commodore Hotel, ate and drank at Buoy Beer and the Blue Scorcher Bakery, wandered Fort Stevens State Park, and spent a couple of nights […]

A Full Moon Weekend in Astoria, Oregon

I’m a big fan of Astoria, Oregon.

I’m not sure why exactly. I did get married there, so I’m sure that has something to do with it, but the reason we even picked Astoria in the first place is that it’s just a cool little town. It’s a bit rough around the […]

Astoria & the Great Columbia Crossing

So, jwa and I did the Great Columbia Crossing 10k in Astoria on Sunday. He ran and I walked it. He did the 6.2 miles in 49 minutes and 49 seconds. So awesome! Meanwhile, I walked the 6.2 miles in 1 hour and 40 minutes. Not too bad. My goal was to come in […]

Oh, Look, It's the Wedding Recap

Yep, the post we’ve all been fearing. No, not really! It’s just taken some time to get the photos and then I got distracted trying to get some MyPublisher books together and I forgot to post here. Oops.

First off, our awesome photographer was Christina Gilchrist and we loved her. Her […]

Astoria Pictures (and Some Breakfast Food Items…and Some Seals!)

Images of our most recent trip to Astoria, with captions and everything!

Latte at the Astoria Coffeehouse.

Breakfast sandwich at the Astoria Coffeehouse.

jwa makes a bagel sandwich…guess where?

More bagel sandwich!

Hey! The Hotel Elliott has Stash Tea…neat.

Me by the bridge.

The dock and a […]