Buckster Bear

@BucksterBear

A bear created by cartoonist Phil Frank, found in the Sierras by The Big Guy & given to his Lady. I now travel with them when they go on adventures.

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& I can't forget this one, called Warm & Fuzzy. We took a picture just for

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This one was named after a pope, John Paul II. Even in plain white it looks great & has a lovely fragrance.

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This one was called Crimson Bouquet. It looked like scarlet velvet.

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This one was called the Abbaye de Cluny.

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There were so many to look at it was hard to know where to start.

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These were called Walking on sunshine. It is called a test garden, but how do flowers take tests?

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A lot of the roses were late in blooming because of cold damp weather. But the ones that had were beautiful.

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They had a big crowd for season opener, so we had standing room spots. Great view (& good beer & sandwiches)

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The next night we went to Eugene to see the Emeralds this is their mascot Sluggo. He was fun.

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This is their mascot Crater. We weren't sure what to make of him. I think he is part dragon, part baseball.

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But when the wind came up we decided to huddle together in the Bear Bag. Much warmer. Pass the hot dogs.

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We started in Salem-Keiser. We had a pretty good seating arraingment.

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And was it windy.

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This was the oceanside of the bar at the mouth of the Columbia.

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The sand on the beach had interesting patterns, two toned.

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You don't see many Rivers with waves in them. This is about 2 miles inland from the sea.

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But there were lots of pretty flowers. After the fort we went to the Mouth of the Columbia River.

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This was the kitchen area, kind of open for an area that gets lots of rain.

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This is a recreation, but you got an idea of the primitive conditions.

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One day we visited Fort Clatsop where Lewis & Clark wintered after exporing the Louisiana Purchase.

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