FLORENCE, Oregon. I chose Florence as the place to hangout and spend some time idling in order to keep out of the inland heat. I am really missing family, and now that the Boys and I are so close it’s hard not to just make a dash south and east into Cali; only about five hours away!!! But the heat. And another fire near Redding, this one north of the city, makes me listen to reason and just kick back for a time.
Not a ton of things to do here, but there is beach access in a couple of places. Great sea food at Mo’s. Pretty Oregon scenery all around. But one of my favorite places is the marina in the Old Town section of Florence. Watching this cormorant dive for his dinner was fun . . .
These super petunias lining the boardwalk are so pretty…
And it’s beginning to look a lot like autumn
A ride on Hwy 36 along a fork of the Siuslaw near Swisshome shows just how parched the Oregon Coast is. This river is so low! I find the flat rocks showing in the riverbed interesting. I know, I’m a rock freak. LOL
Thanks for stopping by 2Dogs! Hugs, Shawna