Oregon ended up looking almost exactly as expected. The photo above was taken 30 seconds before a hailstorm did a tapdance all over us. It took Mr. Bromeliad four hours to dry out.
Our beautiful hosts served us a full breakfast every morning, including segmented grapefruit. Nobody's cut up my grapefruit for me since I was 5.
Green everywhere, but it's moss and lichen, not leaves - yet. This is on the way back from a hike to Salt Creek Falls. Through the snow. In the rain.
Below is crazy coastal foam. Never seen the likes.