Original Facebook post August 18 at 11:45 AM
Once I visited and wrote about Edison, WA, the town with the same name as my eldest Grand Pal, I knew I'd have to carry on that family tradition on this trip. So I set course for Winston, OR because that's the name of my second born Grand Pal (pictured here in his short haired days) who is now a curly haired, 18 months old.
Winston is a small town located on the curve of South Umpqua River and it is surrounded by forests and trails. So it attracts mountain bikers, hikers, fishermen and even gold panners. It has a dinner, shopping center and car repair place all named after my Grand Pal Winston (hey, I'm a Granddad. I get to embellish the facts just a little, don't I?) :-)
But what I think will be the biggest draw for my Grand Pal should we ever visit here together - and I sure hope we do - is that Winston is the home of the Wildlife Safari. Can you imagine the look on his - and my - face when we literally get to see...
Lions and Tigers and Bears, Oh My!
PS. As all Grandparents know, we have to love all of them equally because they are always keeping track of who gets the most attention. So in the spirit of keeping the peace, here are my posts from this trip about my Pal, Edison (https://tinyurl.com/ybc4x367), my Pal JR Winston (https://tinyurl.com/y8ekz2ol) and my Pallerina, Lucie (https://tinyurl.com/yawj4ta3).
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