Scrabbling Across The West Episode 20

Novak's stained glass window.

May 26th, 2016. Day 20.

Recorded in Albany, OR.

Up early (5:30) at Jedediah Smith State Park (Dave mistakenly calls it a National Park). On the road by 7:09. Hardscrabble Creek leads into the Scrabble Scores; 194 to 284, Dave loses.

The road to Albany, OR.
The road to Albany, OR.

Harold Comfort Memorial Bridge. Dave played a show in Roseburg where we ate and also went to the bank. The show went well and the venue was reminiscent of the dining room of the Titanic. The Wells Fargo had an overgrown guppy and cookies.

We are looking forward to seeing Stephanie’s cousin and her family.

The Albany, Oregon, KOA is a good one complete with a cat and a playground.

Downtown Albany, OR.
Downtown Albany, OR.
Another view of downtown Albany, OR.
Another view of downtown Albany, OR.

Albany itself has a beautiful downtown and an amazing Hungarian Restaurant, Novak’s.

Novak's Restaurant, exterior.
Novak’s Restaurant from the street.
Novak's stained glass window.
Novak’s stained glass window.

 

 

 

 

 

We ate dinner there and give it a 5 out of 5 tile rating (this is our first rating of anything, eventually we expand to 7 tiles and Novak’s is a 7).

Novak's inside decor.
Novak’s inside decor.

 

 

 

It was amazing. We met Dave and Jan who just moved to town and we shared our bread with them.

Icarus by Seth Jefferson (2009)
“Icarus” by Seth Jefferson (2009) in Albany, OR.

We walked around the downtown and then drove back to the campground for Scrabble.

 

 

 

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