[Grovenet] Finding Roots (WAS: E-Card from Hoss)
jo.david at verizon.net
Wed Jul 4 20:50:59 PDT 2007
Today, I got to wear a t-shirt and now my arms are red.
On Jul 4, 2007, at 4:45 PM, Ron D'Eau Claire wrote:
> We only had to wait a week for our stuff, but that was long enough
> since the
> movers said they'd be here in 24 hours so we had to hurry to be
> ready for
> them. Then, as the truck was pulling out from our digs in
> California, they
> said "Oh by the way, dispatch changed our schedule. We'll see you in a
> week...". So, at least we weren't waiting for them here. Bought an
> air bed
> from Fred Meyer, borrowed a couple of chairs and sort of camped out
> for that
> We believed the stories about Oregon and expected it to be cool and
> wherever we landed west of the Cascades. Ha, ha! Color me gullible.
> The weather you're having right now is what really prodded us to
> "pull up
> roots" and leave Forest Grove for the coast. The weather report for
> South Beach digs is for highs between 65 and 67 for the next week with
> "abundant sunshine". Just got back from jogging along the surf
> below us
> here. Didn't even work up a sweat after a mile.
> Maybe we've found "our" Oregon.
> On the other hand, I've always wondered what it was like over the
> Ron D'Eau Claire
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