This was supposed to be strictly an outing for Eugene Daily News; heading to Coos Bay to do a story on the Hawaiian Princess and the Lady Washington’s annual trip. I decided it would be a good excuse for the boys and I to take a short road trip together, have a little father/son bonding time. It was a great choice.
We were early so we had some strudel and coffee at a nearby German restaurant, then walked around the docks a little, taking in the historical markers, the smell of the water and the sea breeze.
Here’s the story: “Ships are the nearest things to dreams…”
True to from we were able to illicit a little bad behaviour from the captain and crew – it’s a gift – nothing dangerous, but certainly entertaining. On the way home we found a safe harbor where we could get some pretty amazing food. Here’s the review: The Harbor Light.