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As August ends, I'm feeling nostalgic and so bummed that we couldn't run the Hood To Coast relay this year, yet another casualty of the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately all the teams are deferred to 2021, so we're locked in and won't need to go through the lottery again. If you're not familiar with racing or... Continue Reading →
Ah, the Columbia River Gorge, a National Scenic Area and one of our favorite places in the world. Looking for a quick hike, we opted for Beacon Rock; located along Highway 14 in Stevenson, Washington, it's only about 45 minutes east of Portland. Towering 848 feet from the ground, the rock is actually the core... Continue Reading →
One year ago we were packing the car and heading to the remote southeastern corner of Oregon to visit Steens Mountain, which turned out to be one of our favorite parts of the state, and Oregon is a pretty cool state! This dang pandemic has really put a damper on traveling, which has been a... Continue Reading →
Train, trolley, trails, and tram, and in our case bus; the 4T Trail is a great way to spend three to four hours of an afternoon exploring Portland without using a car. The most commonly suggested route begins downtown at Pioneer Courthouse Square catching the train, or MAX light rail, to the Portland Zoo and... Continue Reading →
Check out one of our first GoPro videos of this easy 0.5 mile hike to Heceta Head Lighthouse on the Oregon Coast.
“To venture causes anxiety, but not to venture is to lose one’s self. Anxiety is the dizziness of freedom." ~Søren Kierkegaard
Everyone knows about Friendsgiving, but what do you know about Thanksbacon? After experiencing it, we're hoping that ThanksBacon becomes the next big trend of the holiday season. This past weekend we were invited to the seventh annual Thanksbacon—a celebration of all things bacon—including the likes of bacon pumpkin pie, bourbon bacon cream puffs, bacon wrapped... Continue Reading →