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Jun 13, 2019 - Ashland, Oregon
June 13 - Slept well and it was really nice not to have to get up and pack up to leave. We had a lovely slow easy morning and then a 1:30 play. We saw Hairspray which we have seen before but this was a really fabulous performance. Every actor had fabulous voices and the comedy was done beautifully. The most amazing part of this production is that it is not only geared for the racial issues of the 1960s but this particular show was geared to the disabled. They had three of the actors, one of them being Penny, which is a main character, and...Jump to full entry
Jun 12, 2019 - Ashland, Oregon
As we approached Ashland we located another Costco and filled up at 2.99/gallon. That’s $.50 cheaper per gallon than the last fill. With a 44 gallon fill that’s $22 savings! The funny part was watching Allan interact with the attendant until we realized that in Oregon you cannot pump your own gas! We are driving through Medford right now and we are seeing many public dispensaries! And we just passed a very very large warehouse complex of The home offices of Harry and David Mail order food. We are actually staying in the town of...Jump to full entry
May 28, 2019 - Crater Lake to Asland, OR
May 28, 2019 Forgot to mention that after the library on Sunday Bob took me to my second bar, Sisters Saloon. I am hooked on Boneyard RPM IPA. Sun is coming out. I spoke with a woman from PA who went to Crater Lake on Sunday. She said they waited in line for 1.5 hours just to get into the park and then had to leave as there was no parking. They went back Monday and there was no one there. We may be in luck. We had a false start out of camp going towards Roseburg instead of Medford. We had not realized we passed HWY 230 on our way into camp....Jump to full entry
Dec 25, 2016 - Christmas in the Jefferson State!
Jefferson State offers so much fun for the holidays! The season kicked off with a fantastic visit with friends from near (Carrs) and far (Kara, our yoga instructor in Cambodia!) over Thanksgiving. We enjoyed the ceremonial lighting of the downtown square from the warmth of the Black Sheep Pub and Restaurant. I even got to switch on the pub's Christmas lights at the proper signal! We made our last journey into California, where we stayed in a beautiful restored turn-of-the-century inn in Ferndale. The whole town got into the Christmas...Jump to full entry
Sep 21, 2016 - California...preaching on the burning shore...
"California, preaching on the burning shore California, I'll be knocking on the golden door Like an angel, standing in a shaft of light Rising up to paradise, I know I'm gonna shine." (Grateful Dead, of course!) How we loved our forays into California. On our first trip together we followed our new-found favorite band, Strings Broken, to Callahan, CA. This is truly where conservative farmers meet pot-growers, with a thru-hiker thrown in if you're lucky. The area is gorgeous with some lovely mountain hiking. If you have any interest in the...Jump to full entry
Jul 23, 2016 - Ashland, OR
We left Eureka and continued on the 101 Highway although we did take a detour on what they call Drury Road. It was a beautiful drive through an old growth redwood forest where the size of the trees dwarfed our truck and 5th wheel rig. We got back on the 101 and left California behind us as we headed inland to Ashland, OR. It took us four hours to get to our campsite at Emigrant Lake, a county recreation area. It was quite an experience backing our rig into the site. Not only was it a sharp turn on a narrow road but we had to go uphill. It...Jump to full entry
Jul 5, 2016 - Ashland is full of free stuff to do!
I wrote this blog entry at the request of another travel blog and thought I would share it! FREE! That's pretty exciting, huh? I briefly struggled to come up with a clever introduction before realizing that I already had one of the most eye-catching words in the English language at my disposal. As a long-term traveler on a tight budget, this word is music to my ears. Come along with me as we walk through the multitude of FREE delights found in and around Ashland, Oregon, that will not cost you a dime and leave you rich in experience! Blend...Jump to full entry
Jun 19, 2015 - 5/28 - 6/1 Ashland OR.
We arrived in Ashland mid afternoon at Glenyan RV Park & Campground, 5310 Highway 66, Ashland, OR 97520, which is a nice little park with lots of trees and only 30 amp service. The internet was quite good. The park is quite close to Emigrant Lake, a state recreational are which also has an RV park. This park is also quite lovely located at a point in the lake, it has 50 amp but virtually no shade. It was quite hot in Ashland the first few days but we did fine without AC because of the trees. We attempted to go wine tasting at Belle Fiori...Jump to full entry
Jun 15, 2015 - Shakespeare Lives In Oregon!
Only a few miles north of the CA border and an easy drive off Interstate 5 is Ashland, Oregon. We stayed at Emigrant Lake (a Jackson County Park) at The Point RV Park. At $30 a night with full hook-ups, a paved site and a view of the lake, it was a real bargain. Ashland is renown as the home of the Oregon Shakespeare Festival (OSF). This year (2015) they are celebrating their 80th Anniversary. The Festival begins in mid-February and runs until October. This season they tackled 10 productions, three of them from Shakespeare. OSF has three...Jump to full entry
Jun 14, 2015 - Glenyan RV Park
June 14, 2015 We are at Glenyan RV Park. It seems to have gone downhill since we were here several years ago. Don’t think I would come back. Mike is going to try and find the race on TV, only cable here, we are in the trees. I am going to find a Wal-Mart and see if I can get my nails done and do a little shopping. Not a good day for either of us. I could only find half of the things on my list, and no nail shop. Mike could not find the race. Being in the trees makes it cooler, only in the mid 80’s today. Thoughts on moving out of the...Jump to full entry
Oct 30, 2014 - Coos Bay to Ashland, OR
October 30, 2014 The casino took us by shuttle into North Bend to the restaurant. Dinner at Ciccarellis was fun because of Wendy, our honest, fun loving, mature and outgoing waitress. From the get go she welcomed us with a warm handshake and made us feel at home. She lived for some time in Chico before moving back to North Bend to be with her father and family. With the final game of the World Series we practically had the place to ourselves. In fact, we did have the back room to ourselves. The menu was a mixture of Italian and French...Jump to full entry
Jul 3, 2014 - Starting to head home.
Knowing the morning traffic in Portland would be horrendous, we decided to get the heck out of Dodge by 6AM, which meant getting up at 4:30AM….and we did it and were on the road through Portland heading south in traffic that was getting heavier by the moment, but we made it. Got to Ashland, where the Shakespeare Festival is held. Parked the RV and just after backing it in, made a startling discovery. Charlotte’s cousin, Don Reed and his friend Horst were in the RV parked right next to us. Talk about coincidence. When I initially looked over...Jump to full entry