At the start of this Thanksgiving week, we ignored Oregon politics, local land use issues and other petty aggravations and found sunshine at the Oregon coast.
If you can stand the crowds — there were two other people on the beach at Yachats along with, I think, one dog — this is the place to be in late November.
Actually, any time of year and any season is a good time for spending part of your life at the ocean’s edge. If nothing else, being there reminds you to pay attention to the waves if you don’t want wet feet. (hh)