Shari and I took a little 577 mile drive today and landed in Ashland, Oregon. It was hairy. We're from Bakersfield, California where the closest thing to rain we get is when someone spits. We hit rain about Lodi, California, got into slush and a little snow just south of Mount Shasta City and rain thereafter. The rain was intense at times and with 18-wheelers spraying the road, scary. Vertical and horizontal wetness. The last three hours was in the dark which wasn't too bad in California, but, in Oregon they evidently don't believe in reflectors on windy mountain interstates.
By the time we got to Ashland, we were ready for food and a beer. Naturally, there was a holiday special on cases of 24 ounce locally brewed beer called Vas Deferens. One case will ride with us to Eugene, Oregon where it will be delivered to our youngest daughter, @brooklynseibold, for either drinking or safe keeping while we wander on up to Washington.
Caldera, Ashland, Oregon 2015