Cannon Beach Oregon – Good for your heArt & Soul

 

"Sunrise at Cannon Beach" CashArtBlog

“As the sun rises at Cannon Beach” CashArtBlog

Just about any beach can be good, but Cannon Beach, Oregon can soothe your soul and make you want to throw away your day job and car keys in about two minutes flat. If you have never been to Cannon Beach, it is most certainly worth adding to your “I want to go there someday” list. CB is not about the sunshine, not about bikinis, and not about swimming.  So what’s the big deal you say?  Here are 7 things that make Cannon Beach better than most beach towns and more beautiful than any post card…

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A Rock n’ Road Trip to a Bruce Springsteen Concert

Bruce Springsteen

Along I-84 near Arlington, Oregon and the Columbia River

 

A road trip to a Bruce Springsteen concert. I should just stop right there, because you could fill in the rest with your own experience or imagination. But I won’t. How about a father-daughter, 360-mile trip from Spokane, Washington; down along the beautiful Columbia River Gorge to see the Boss and the E Street Band at the Rose Garden in Portland, Oregon? How about having a little fun by sticking custom-made decals at various landmarks all along the way? If this sounds remotely interesting, read on my friend…

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West Coast Road Trip – 1700 Miles of American Grandeur

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Mt Hood in August, CashArtBlog

Having just completed a fantastic west coast road trip from Spokane, Wa., to Southern California, I thought I would share some of the highlights (and there were many) from a west coast road trip that covered small towns, big cities, mountains, beaches, wildlife, forests, deserts, rivers, the windiest road I have ever been on in my life, some 1700 miles, and 3 wrong turns…

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Linda Lowry – Travel Photographer

 
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“Prague Meditation” Original Photograph by Linda Lowry (Czech Republic)

Travel Photographer. If a person were to have a title describing their passion, their work, or their career, the title “Travel Photographer” is a title most of us would be pretty happy with. [Read more…]

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Drawing – 16 Great Art Quotes that Will Inspire You

Read any good art quotes lately? If you think about it, how many people in the world can draw really, really well? Not that many, all things considered. Sometimes we let the basics slip by the way side as we roll merrily on our  way. What is more basic than drawing for most artists?  Check out the following  art quotes and see if they don’t make you want to pick up a pencil or some charcoal… [Read more…]

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10 Steps for Staying Relevant

Staying Relevant in you art and your business is important for you to think about in the fast paced world we live in today. When you and your work are relevant, you put yourself in a position to benefit and stay ahead of those who are not paying attention. [Read more…]