Cheryl with tour guide Estelle Watson
Distinguished Young Women of Oregon
Estelle points up to the Capitol Dome - our Tour group.
|Tuesday, August 1 - Nico, from
Salem, Oregon, replaced the 4 coach batteries today. They were 5
years old. A problem occurred because one of the cables came loose -
and the 12 volt lights in the coach were flickering. It must have
come loose when I was filling the batteries yesterday. Total cost
Monday, September 11 - Manny Pelayo used a
crimping tool to tighten the loose connection. He did a number
of 'fix-it' items on the same day. See
stage 05 for details.
|Sunday, July 30 - Today we celebrated
Cheryl's 70th birthday by doing a wine tour, visiting an art
gallery, then having dinner
Bentley's Grill. We visited the
in McMinnville then we next visited the
Innocent Winery in Salem. Cheryl bought a few bottles of
wine from each winery. On the way back to Salem we visited
Lawrence Gallery and had a nice chat with Gary Lawrence, who
with his wife Signe, have operated the gallery for 40 years. In the evening we went to
Bentley's Grill at the Grand Hotel in Salem and had a Fulton Filet Mignon steak dinner.
Cheryl and Larry at Bentley's Grill
|Cheryl with Maysara Winery owners Moe and Flora Momtazi.
|Cheryl takes a photo of the St Innocent's Winery
|A panorama of a small portion of the Lawrence Gallery.
|Thursday, July 27 - Bill Seidman and I
played the OGA Golf Course in Woodburn today. We have been
playing a round of golf each summer for years. I did consulting work for Bill's
company Cerebyte for
almost 20 years. After golf Kathryn made a hot dog for us. Kathryn took our photo so I took one of her
with Bill. Thanks Kathryn.
Larry and Bill
Kathryn and Bill
|Tuesday, July 25 - I traveled the 140 miles
Salem today. Staying at the
Premier RV Resort, Salem, OR for a week or so. In super site
129. Elevation 140 feet. This resort uses WebInACanRes to book online
guest reservations. There are new managers at this resort: Randy
and Debbie Newberry and Michelle Talay.
Salem is the capital of Oregon. It is the third largest city
in Oregon, behind Portland and Eugene. The resort is actually in
West Salem, about 5 miles west of downtown Salem on highway OR 22.
|Patriot in Super Site 129
|Thursday, July 20 - At the
& Clark RV Park in
Astoria, OR for a few days in space C5A. Elevation 33 feet.
I have stayed at this park a number of times before. The park is
owned by Richard and Lynda Lee. Beside having RV hookups it has
a 9 hole golf course.
|Patriot in space C5A with a view
of the golf course.
|Monday, July 17 - While visiting the
Long Beach, WA area we have been having a nice dinner at the
Lost Roo restaurant
every year. I was joined by Jean and Larry Hendrickson and Phil
Henry. Jean and Larry own the
Bay Mobile and RV Park. Phil has been staying at the park for
many years. Phil was a commercial fisherman most recently in Alaska.
He had three fishing boats at various times.
|Larry, Phil, Jean and Larry Hendrickson
|Monday, July 17 - The battery in the Honda
Pilot was 5 years old and needed to be replaced. Steve at
Country Store in Ocean Park WA, replaced it for me. Cost: $80.99.
Thanks Steve. Steve was in the Navy for 4 years on a submarine.
He has a son who is in the Marines and is currently stationed in
|Steve Installs New Battery
|Thursday, July 13 - At
Bay Mobile and RV Park in
Ocean Park, WA for a week. This park uses
for their web site. I have stayed at this "friendly" park a number
of times before. Their motto is "We treat you like family".
In space 33, elevation 43 feet. The park is owned and operated by
Larry and Jean Hendrickson. Larry is very proud of his Chevrolet
convertible. He stores it in his heated garage.
|Larry with his 1963
Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible