Flying Saucers over Oregon (and other natural wonders)
And wonder of wonders, I'm posting twice in one day. That's because I'm just so chuffed to have wi-fi that works. This is how it happened:
We left Cottonwood, California at about 9:45 this morning, aiming for Portland, Oregon. I wasn't able to have coffee with John Hayes (of Robert Frost's Banjo) on our way to Texas, so I was determined that we would meet on this leg of the journey. Around noon, I called John to tell him that we would be arriving in Portland around 6:00 p.m. We agreed to have dinner together.
We pulled off the highway at the first exit that advertised an RV park, and we followed the signs to what turned out to be a very shabby place indeed -- so shabby that we turned around and left, even though all we wanted to do was stop. I told the proprietor that we really, really needed wi-fi, and they didn't have it, so they gave us directions to another park -- this one. It's called Hee Hee Illahee, and it's great. We plugged in, made and ate dinner, then headed to the jacuzzi for a relaxing dip before returning to the Turtle and falling into our respective computers.
R is convinced that we'll be home tomorrow. I have my doubts. I wish we had time to hang around in Portland for a day or so -- partly so that I could finally meet John, but also because I saw a bumper sticker tonight that read "Keep Portland Weird". It sounds like my kind of town.