To avoid the poison oak of the Gorge we have decided it was time to try some trails on Mount Hood. On Sunday we hiked up East Zigzag Mountain with Rob and Ashley. I think we may have found one of our new favorite hikes of the year so far. Read More
On a day forecasted to be 100 plus degrees we thought a hike up Angels Rest would be the perfect way to spend the morning. Since we are a little over a month out from Hiking the South Sister the elevation and heat is a good way to train. Read More
For Superbowl Sunday we decided to get outside and enjoy the snow. We chose Trillium Lake in the hopes that it wouldn’t be too busy. Read More
This year we added another snow sport to our repertoire, snowshoeing! The first outing was a great adventure with good friends. With the snow level going up and down we decided to try the highest snopark in Oregon, Gold Lake. It was a very long drive to the top of the Willamette Pass and it rained the whole way there….. Read More
On January 3rd my little brother signed a marriage certificate! Holy Cow!!! Read More
Portland Oregon is home to some fantastic distilleries, both large scale and craft. In February 2015 we were lucky enough to find our way to Stone Barn, a place where craft and creativity leads to fantastic small batch Brandy, Whiskey, and Liqueurs. Read More
2015 was a fantastic year.
May 2016 be a year of continued adventures and love!
A set of great knives is a key ingredient in any kitchen, and all are not created equally. Read More
This summer we tried to get out on the bikes as much as we could. We spent our days riding back roads around the Valley, treking to the oregon coast, and even heading over the pass to Bend to celebrate Jeremy’s 40th. Read More
Rob, Brent and I decided to adventure into the Salmonberry River area of the Tillamook State Forest to explore what was once a bustling train corridor linking the Port of Tillamook the Portland. Read More
This winter Brent and I decided it was time to take a dream and make it a reality.
In the end of January we picked up our first motorcycle, a 2003 BMW K1200GT for Brent and he was over the moon. Read More
In February our family gathered again, this time to say our farewells to Papa. Read More