and drink plenty of it

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Cape Blanco Lighthouse, 1st floor….

These pictures are from the first floor of the lighthouse.
One particular picture is of the arch, discovered in 2003
during a renovation. It had not been seen in many years.

These pictures can’t do justice to the beauty of this lighthouse.
It can only really be appreciated in person! As a host at this
lighthouse, listening to all the “oohs & ahhs” as people walk-thru
and see each of the levels, one can appreciate the greatness of
this place. I guess that’s why people make it a bucket list, to
see them all.

They are all unique pieces of art!

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Our First Week At The Lighthouse

This week has been very enjoyable… wind, fog, and cold! And it beats the
smoke and heat in southern Oregon because of the fires.

Here are some pictures from the past week. It has been a great one!

Picking blueberries

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New office in the sky

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Trip up the Elk River

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The blackberry at the lighthouse

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Pulling the fishing boat out of the bay

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Michelle at one of the job rotation spots

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Inside the Lifeboat Station Museum

I have posted a few pictures of interest from the outside of the museum,
so I thought it would be a good idea to include a few of the highlights
from inside the museum for you to enjoy.

The tour is self-guided and the flow of information is setup well for an
individual to do at their own pace. We have had many comments that people
like the way this works. Michelle and I are there to answer questions and
add nuggets of information.

Each day brings new people through the museum. Some are long-time locals,
and others on vacation from as far away as Italy. Everyday is an adventure
for us as well. We see and learn something new all the time. An example
from today was a picture, out in the bay, of John Wayne’s boat taking cover
from the wind (which is very common here, the wind, not John Wayne!).


Hope you enjoy the photos, with descriptions, and maybe raise interest in
places less traveled. You will learn new and very interesting things too….

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The Lyle Gun

The Lyle gun, imagine having drill practice with this?

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Last Night’s Walk to the Lighthouse…

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Great hiking paths above the beach to the
Cape Blanco Lighthouse from our spot. We are really
liking these Southern Oregon beaches, a lot!
Enjoy these great images!!

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We celebrated Michelle’s Birthday Dinner at Griffs.
The fish & chips were awesome
…..as was the seafood medley pasta!

“Griffs On The Dock”

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Starfish

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On the beach today (Sunday, June 30 2013)
just below the Lighthouse….

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Beach Relics
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