I’ve spent the last several days in NW Oregon and SW Washington. I love this part of the world, and its very different from my usual residence in Colorado. Found a few signs and bumper stickers to share. Some strange, some funny, and others simply very different from life in Colorado.
With this first sign, I was struck by the juxtaposition of drinking and loss of teeth–that’s a bad bar fight. Then I noticed what was lower down on the sign. Another way to lose teeth. Just missed the candy store to complete the trifecta!
Unique to coastal living is the danger of tsunamis. These aren’t funny, and this is the first place I’ve stayed where there has been a warning and escape route posted in the room. The other signs are from a nearby street, and at the Ft Clatsop National Park Visitors Center.
And as long as we are enjoying marine life:
Now for the bumper stickers. Our hosts sported this wonderfully inclusive version:
And in closing, we spotted a new variation on a fairly universal theme: