Our visit to Oregon or “The Ocean’s in Sight!”

Elena Tucker
6 min readSep 27, 2023
A photo of an actual sticker of an outline of a state of Oregon

The light is different in the Pacific Northwest of the United States.

This may seem like a self-evident statement. The light is different no matter where you are. The light differs in California from New York state, and it’s different in France than it is in Cuba. That’s why French croissants are so much better there than anywhere else (along with that sunlight, the quality of soil…

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Elena Tucker

Writer and storyteller, immigrant, wife, mom, knitter, collector of jokes, lover of cheap, sweet wine.