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Oregon Waterfalls and Washington Wee

Our adventure continued through what is, notably, my favorite place on Earth: Oregon. To truly understand the obsession, you have to have been on the 6 a.m. hike I took last year. Or, you have to have consumed the half-dozen maple bacon donuts from Voodoo Doughnuts – justifying the early hike. Or, you have to have jogged the along the …

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Historic Highway 101 from California to Oregon

As we strayed from the interstate in northern California, the truck rolled up to yet another obscure gas station. We hopped out for another well-practiced bathroom break. Imagine my excitement to realize that the way-back-out snacks weren’t limited to candy bars or trail mix. 3.5 hours of this mess and no one hurled! 🙌🏻 #lauragetslost #adventuresintheniftyfifty #roadtrip #california #hyperlapse A …

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Big-Ass Sandwiches

Excuse the lack of exceptional photography on this one. Truth be told — I was trying not to drool on my iPhone while snapping photos as quickly as humanly possible. I just wanted to put this heavenly behemoth in my face. All other thoughts of “let’s blog about it” were secondary. We rolled into Portland around 1:30 p.m. with one …

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World’s Best Roadside Bathroom

Maybe I had built up Oregon to be something unattainable and amazing in my mind. Maybe I had set it up to be an overwhelming success. Or, maybe we just hit it at the right time of morning as the sun peeked across the land bringing drama to the cow-covered hills. Whatever it was — the minute we’d made it …