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The lighthouse

The view as you walk up to Heceta Head Lighthouse is absolutely stunning Last Sunday, we walked up [...]

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Walking on the beach

Yachats bay in a rainstormStorm-tossed Sunday morning, and I'm watching the leaping whitecaps prey on seagulls, tucked snugly under a [...]


Nathan’s spaghetti sauce

Nathan's famous wild mushroom spaghetti sauce, with about two pounds of fresh-picked chanterelles, hot Italian sausage, ground beef, crisped [...]

Herbal sandwich buns

Using these rolls as they were meant: Hamburgers I've been baking bread and inventing bread recipes since I [...]