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HAWAII CANCELS ITS “ALOHA!” WELCOME

HAWAII CANCELS ITS “ALOHA!” WELCOME

(Updated July 13, 2020) Follow this five-step plan and you, too can “win” a one-year stay on Hawaii with “free room and board.” First, Pick an island, any island that normally welcomes tourists. Second, book a flight to and a hotel room on that island. Third, take the flight. Fourth, check into the hotel and …

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THE DAY MOUNT ST. HELENS BLEW ITS TOP

THE DAY MOUNT ST. HELENS BLEW ITS TOP

Forty years before, almost to the minute, that this article was posted on Tales Told From The Road, Mount St. Helens, a “dormant” volcano in Southwest Washington, blew its top. If, like my best friend, Bill, I had still been residing in or around my old hometown of Seattle, perhaps I might have heard the …

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Oregon Begins To “Reopen”

Oregon Begins To “Reopen”

As elsewhere in the U.S., Oregon has been subject to coronavirus “Stay-At-Home” orders and restrictions on travel, closure of restaurants and bars, and very importantly for Oregonians, access to its state parks. Beginning on Friday, May 15, 2020, Oregon Governor Brown approved the applications of 31 of the state’s 36 counties to enter “Phase I” …

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