Postcard from the Pier
Come On Get Happy
Have you been feeling a bit blue lately? A new poll by Michelle Gielan, founder of the Institute for Applied Positive Research, has found that simply planning a trip can help boost happiness and alleviate stress.
According to the study, 97 percent of respondents say having a trip planned makes them happier, while 82 percent reported that it makes them “moderately” or “significantly” happier. Additionally, 71 percent say they feel greater levels of energy when they have a trip planned in the next six months.
Adventuring in Astoria - What's Open?
There is no better time to support small businesses than now as Astoria is safely reopening its restaurants, retail shops, state parks, and beaches so visitors can explore and enjoy all the special places that make this small town so special.
Watching the Ships Roll In
One of the most memorable things to do in Astoria is to watch ships roll slowly up and down the mighty Columbia River as your mind wonders what type of goods aboard and their faraway origin to their final port.