Random thoughts and some photos of the Oregon Coast last year

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My mother-in-law is as cute and pretty as a doll. She was picking wild flowers for the house.
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I love wild flowers!
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Beautiful Hội An | Early morning coffee

This morning I got up really early and took a walk in the old town of Hoi An. My new friend, Trang, a Hoi An local, took me to a street coffee place that was crowded at 6:30 am. 6:30! Yes, you heard it right! Below are some snapshots I took during my leisure walk!
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Avocado and strings of steam rice cakes wrapped in banana leaves. The latter became my breakfast soon after that.
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Trang showed me how to get to some nice local tailor shops and a beautiful hidden beach this morning. Can't wait to check them out. It's never too late to have the real local hook-up.
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