S: Oregon ABCs
FC: Oregon ABCs
1: This Oregon ABC book is made specially for you. Through out the book you will see pictures of your Oregon family. I also wanted to include pictures of fun and beautiful places to see in Oregon. We'd love for you to come visit. | Aunt Tabi
2: Berries, Beavers, & Bridges | In the summer, there are blueberries, strawberries and blackberries galore. | We're Beaver Fans | There are 16 bridges in the Portland area, this is the St. Johns Bridge.
3: Columbia River Gorge | This is the Columbia River that runs between the State of Washington and Oregon. There are lots of water falls and at Hood River you can see wind surfers and kite surfing.
4: Dakota, is Grandma Vella's dog. He looks like a puppy but he's really 10 years old...and a real sweet dog. | Here's your Uncle Dan and Dakota. Dakota really likes Dan. | Dakota & Dan
5: Enchanted Forest | Enchanted Forest is a 20-acre outdoor theme park, nestled in a forested setting and is something of an Oregon icon. It has been family owned and operated since opening its doors in 1971. Today, there are kiddy rides, slides and storybook lane for the younger set, and a haunted house, Big Timber Log Ride (the biggest log ride in the Northwest) and a roller coaster for the slightly older bunch. When Halie and Lisa were your age, they loved to visit this fun place.
6: Fall Foliage in Oregon | October and November are really beautiful in Oregon.
7: She is loads of fun...and if you come to Oregon to visit, she can find all kinds of things to show you. | Grandma Vella | also known as Gma or Grammie
8: Hiking & Harvey | There are all kinds of hiking trails in Oregon. Here is a hike that Dan & I did at the coast a few years ago. We were really high. Harvey, the giant rabbit, stands 20 feet tall. Here is in front of Harvey's Marine. This is is a fun landmark not too far from our house.
9: There are some very interesting things to see. The Octopus Tree (upper left) is at the coast. On Mt. Hood (upper right) is a fun Alpine Slide. In McMinnville (below) is an aviation museum that has all kinds of airplanes. | Interesting things to do... | The Spruce Goose is a very famous plane that you can see at this museum.
11: Kite Flying at the Beach
12: Light Houses
13: Multnomah Falls | This is a beautiful water fall in the Columbia Gorge. Sometimes in the winter it freezes.
15: Oregon Coast | Cannon Beach is one of our favorite places on the Oregon Coast. It is only 90 minutes from our house! | Haystack Rock | Fun building sand castles.
16: Please come visit us
17: QUITE RAINY
18: Seattle, Washington | Halie and Lisa live in the Seattle area. They have a cat named Maverick and a dog named Murray.
19: Timberline Lodge | Timberline Lodge is located on Mt. Hood. It is a great place for skiing, hiking and mountain biking.
22: Whale Watching
23: Your Oregon Family Loves You | Halie, Gma & Lisa Calvin Tabi & Dan
24: Zoo in Portland | The Oregon Zoo is located in Portland. It is a fun train ride from our house. Calvin and I spent the day there in the fall. He really liked the Dinosaur exhibit.