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Oregon Coast Road Trip

man walking on Cannon Beach

Oregon Coast Writing Road Trip

Cannon Beach, Oregon

“I know for me, there’s nothing like a road trip to bring about fresh ideas of inspiration.”

– Matt Keller

Me, too! There’s nothing like a road trip to get my mind spinning in wonderful new directions.

There’s something about the open road, the right tunes, yummy snacks, and beautiful scenery that ignites my imagination and gets the creative sparks flying…even faster than they do on a regular day, which is already pretty darn sparky 🙂

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At the end of September, I went on a road trip to the stunningly beautiful Oregon Coast – one of my fav places on the planet.

On the way down (and on the way back), I stayed at the Olympic Club Hotel (one of the many funky McMenamins properties) in Centralia, Washington. Sadie (my retriever) and I stayed there on our 3-month road trip back in 2018.

In Florence, Oregon, I stayed at my fav VRBO, “Cozy Cottage.” It is SO cute! Sadie and I also stayed there a couple of times in 2018. So many great memories!

“Cozy Cottage” in Florence, OR

The project I was working on during this Oregon trip is a new screenplay entitled, “Something Happened in the Hemingway Bar,” which is based on something that really did happen when my friend, Heather, and I were in the Hemingway Bar in Paris in May. Stay tuned 🙂

Here is a short video (1 min, 30 sec) I whipped up with some photos of my Oregon trip.


How about you?

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Sadie in 2018, the perfect road tripper!

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Maryanne Pope is the author of “A Widow’s Awakening.” She also writes screenplays, playscripts and blogs. She is the CEO of Pink Gazelle Productions and a co-founder of the John Petropoulos Memorial Fund. To receive Maryanne’s blog, “Weekly Words of Wisdom,” please subscribe here.


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4 thoughts on “Oregon Coast Road Trip”

  1. Hooray! Glad you liked the Oregon Coast video, Jennifer! Thanks for watching 🙂
    Enjoy the rest of your week!

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