Monday, January 07, 2019

Columbia River Gorge: Sharing Books with Free Little Libraries

Back from Nevada with the holidays behind me and the open road ahead. Destination: Columbia River Gorge to see my pups, Tilly Bean and Tango Mango, who've been staying with my parents and their doxie "fur-aunts" for the past month.

During the four-hour road trip, I listened to the first 3 out of 11 CDs of Before I Fall by Lauren Oliver on audio and wished I could keep on driving, keep on listening to the amazing Sarah Drew narrate...yes, the story is that good. 

I wove my way back and forth over the Columbia River, from Washington to Oregon and back again, stopping at a few cute little towns "gifting" my books to eight Free Little Libraries.

First stop: Hood River, a wind-surfer's haven, home of the Full Sail Brewery, and a gateway to Mount Hood.

in Hood River, Oregon

Burnout in Hood River, Oregon

Second stop: White Salmon, "The land where the sun meets the rain..."

White Salmon, Washington

Third stop: The Dalles, where the sun shines, the cherries grow, and the salmon skim the currents.

The Dalles, Oregon

The Dalles, Oregon
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“Take only memories, leave only footprints.” ~ Chief Seattle

...and books. Take one, leave one.