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So, Tsunami! I’m going to the aquarium.

One of the most frequent questions people new to the area, or considering moving to the area, ask me about is the tsunami risk. Different areas of the coast are assessed for their tsunami risk […]

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Living in Waldport — November & December 2021

Along with preparations for Thanksgiving, November brought an atmospheric river, which dumped inches of water, caused flooding concerns and wreaked havoc with roads, power lines and internet service. We are used to storms here on […]

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Living in Waldport — October 2021

The rains have started. Heavy, drenching rains combined with winds that knock down trees and topple power lines, some days. Fine, misty rains that are like walking through clouds, others. The tourists are fewer and […]

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Living in Waldport — September 2021

September is all about chilly mornings and warm afternoons, with a rain shower here and there for fun. My day took me north, to Depoe Bay. Depoe Bay is a fantastic place for wave and […]

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Living in Waldport — August 2021

August is full of sunny days this year. Cool breezes and wispy clouds against the bluest skies  are welcome as summer drifts towards fall. Early on a Saturday morning is the perfect time to visit […]

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Living in Waldport — July 2021

Oh, July! The valley interior heats up, which pulls the marine layer in to cover the coast with mist and fog. Add a chilly wind and it can feel more like April. What a great […]

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Living in Waldport — June 2021

Here we are at the beginning of summer! June can be breezy and chilly but the rain eases up and the sun makes more frequent appearances. The gentler weather makes for terrific day trips. Summer […]

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Living in Waldport — May 2021

And suddenly it is really, truly, beautifully spring. Instead of dodging raindrops and leaning into the wind on my walks I am looking to the sky and soaking up the sun. We still get a […]

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Living in Waldport — April

April arrived windy, chilly and beautiful as the coast always is. The mornings start calm but sometime around 11:00 AM the wind picks up and blows until mid afternoon. Not little winds, but big gusting […]

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Living in Waldport — March

That saying about March coming in like a lion and going out like a lamb certainly applies to Waldport this year. There are still plenty of rainy and windy storms, but they do not have […]