It just so happened that Valentine's Day this year fell on a Friday that coincided with President's Day being on the Monday after which meant the following: I had a long weekend, Phil505 took Saturday off, and we headed to the beach.
He asked me where I wanted to go and my vote was Lincoln City, OR. There's stuff to do in Lincoln City, if you want to do it. They have a nice outlet mall, a movie theatre, good restaurants, and of course, trinket shops. We looked online for a dog friendly hotel for a few weeks and found one place that we didn't book when we found it, and then lost out. But that ended up being a good thing, because we found a different hotel, high up on a cliff, that had a kitchenette and a hot tub. Bonus points for the lady who cut us a great deal which was better than the one we wanted first and didn't book.
Friday night we went out for our Valentine's date to a place called Low Bar. It's owned by our realtor friend Diane's son. She's talked up the Low Bar burger for a long time, and so, wanting to avoid the major crowds and the hour long waits at all the regular restaurants, we headed to downtown Vancouver for a candle lit burger and jo jo dinner date complete with homemade peach pie. The food was great and they played cool music. A win-win in my book.
Our original plan was to leave Friday after work, but we decided to wait until Saturday. We left in the morning around 10:00 and we ended up here. Well, after I could finally push the Jeep door open in the wind. It was crazy.