Just Another Nature Enthusiast

JANE’s Images & Thoughts 🌲 Inspired by the Pacific Northwest & places I wander

  • Bridge | Alsea Bay Bridge

    Bridge | Alsea Bay Bridge

    In a little less than a minute, a traveler could miss an opportunity to discover Oregon Coast Highway 101 heritage stories. That’s about how long it takes to cross the Alsea Bay Bridge and unknowingly zip past the Alsea Bay Bridge State Park Interpretive Center just south of the bridge off Highway 101 in Waldport. I’m glad my husband and I noticed this Oregon State Park sign and decided to slow down to investigate the center. Our visit was…

  • Weekly Photo Challenge: “Adventure!”

    Weekly Photo Challenge: “Adventure!”

    Is the key to this adventure lost? …Or, waiting to be found? You be the judge. Long ago, meals were prepared here for seaworthy men who ventured far from port. Adventuresome types. Ready to put backs into grueling labor required for hauling in up to 2,000 salmon at a time. Now, a lonely pencil occupies the galley.  Awaiting the hand of   shipwright, Nate Slater, who dreams of  adventures to come. He puts graphite to…

  • Oregon State Parks: Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center

    Oregon State Parks: Alsea Bay Bridge Interpretive Center

    In a little less than a minute, a traveler could miss an opportunity to discover Oregon Coast Highway 101 heritage stories. That’s about how long it takes to cross the Alsea Bay Bridge and unknowingly zip past the Alsea Bay Bridge State Park Interpretive Center just south of the bridge off Highway 101 in Waldport. I’m glad my husband and I noticed this Oregon State Park sign and decided to slow down to investigate the center. Our visit was…

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