Every year, I post my favorite photos. Some years, I’ve been able to cut it down to my top ten, but not this year. For that matter, I couldn’t limit myself to fewer than eleven photos from Cannon Beach… :-D
Many years, I’ve also posted my top nine from Instagram, but again, not this year, as I posted fewer than nine on Instagram during 2019.
These picture all make my happy. I could imagine printing all of them and hanging them on my walls.
I hope at least one makes you happy, too!
Today, Suzi, Heather, Melissa, Jamison, Gilligan, and I visited Cannon Beach. Gilligan played fetch and swam the creek.1She’s so tired now that she almost needs help getting up on the couch. Poor puppy! Jamison flew his drone.2Maybe, pictures and/or videos to follow. We all walked to Haystack Rock and the Needles. And I took pictures.
At the Rock, I talked to a gentleman who claimed to have walked through the cave on the side of the rock many years ago. The tide was low enough today to make a quick exploration almost tempting. I also took my picture using the KGW8 live webcam. I’m the person on the far left.
Another great day on the Oregon coast!
Sunset at Cannon Beach is pretty special. I just can’t get there every evening. Thankfully, KGW8 offers a live webcam.
Tonight’s view was gorgeous!
Sitting on the couch, updating my blog to a new theme, I heard Ashley preparing to leave. And Suzi and Heather preparing to leave … for the beach!
With two hours to go until sunset, it was the perfect time to head west.
Another great day at the Oregon coast!
Another weekend, and the last before Jamison heads off to college. What to do? What to do? Ride bikes around Hillsboro? Longboard Mount Tabor or the Banks-Vernonia trail? Visit Cannon Beach? We loaded our longboards in Jamison’s car and headed west. By the time we got to Cannon Beach, we’d decided to visit Ecola State Park just north of Cannon Beach.
We took a quick stop at Ecola Point but apparently, there’s been some storm damage so the trails are closed. Back in the car and off to Indian Beach. Although it started raining, we headed to explore the south end of the beach. By the time we got there, the rain had stopped. Jamison and I climbed Bald Point and took some more pictures, then rejoined Suzi and took some more.
After the park, we went to Cannon Beach, stood at the end of Second Street and watched the ocean some more. Can’t get enough!
Another great day at the Oregon coast!
Photo credit. Jamison Logan took the two pictures of Suzi and me hiking near Ecola Point. Used with his permission. Thanks, Jamison!
“Mom’s going to be home from work soon. Wanna go to the beach?”
Oh, that ranks right up there on my list of favorite questions. :-)
Doing the math, an hour fifteen there, we would have about 15 minutes at the beach before sunset, stay at the beach a while longer, then an hour fifteen back.
“Yes, that sounds like fun! I’m in!!”
Suzi got home, we packed up the dogs and headed to Cannon Beach.
As we got there, the sun was low on the horizon. Ecola Creek headed South quite a ways before joining the Pacific. So we joined the dogs in wading across the creek and out to the ocean. The dogs played in the water, we took pictures and enjoyed the beautiful weather and gorgeous sights.
Yet another fantastic time at the beach! :-)
It had been too long since we’d visited Cannon Beach. This weekend, we corrected that. :-)
We took our chairs and a ball and thrower for Mousse. At home, she can take it or leave it when it comes to fetching. At the beach, she must fetch.
What a beautiful day!1Checking the weather report, we saw that it dumped in Portland.
Today, Suzi, Heather, and Gilligan met Ashley, Kevin, and Mousse at the beach. The dogs immediately ran into the river then greeted every dog on the beach. We walked to the Rock and back. Everyone had a great time.
According to my yearly practice, here are a few of my favorite pictures I posted here over the past year. A couple of these actually have people in them. Sadly, I took only one of these in the second half of the year, and that was July 4th. Cannon Beach accounts for 40% of these.
Having posted more than nine pictures to Instagram this year, my “top nine” actually might have some significance.
It’s clearly time to take more pictures…
The pics are from the following posts: