Category Archives: Oregon

the salmon run

  As we have done for years, the visit to see the salmon run, is a must. But I don’t think we’ve ever gone seen the salmon in shorts and t-shirts.  This year has been warm.  A warm fall.  We … Continue reading

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Hood River, Oregon

Just about an hour East of Portland, Hood River sits right along the Columbia River.  It is a beautiful town.  We have never stayed in Hood River, though we have passed through it, many, many dozens of times in the … Continue reading

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the warm up

Last week we went to Siena’s first swim meet of the year.  It was not far from Portland, but we decided to make it a weekend and a little vacation out of it, and I am glad we did, because … Continue reading

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Oregon Flock and Fiber Festival, was last weekend. As I walked around the tables filled with beautiful and wonderful things, my heart opened when most often I was greeted with Please touch! signs throughout the space. Oh well, yes, thank … Continue reading

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a different point of view

This is how it went. Me: Hey! Look what I found! Lucas: What is that? Me: A cool rock. Lucas: Cool! Me: Look what I found! Siena: What is that? Me: A cool rock.  Can you smile? I can see … Continue reading

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spring in color

Spring is here and summer is about to arrive.  I love it when we have days of rain and then days with sunshine as any summer day would be.  And oh… the colors… the most beautiful thing after a gray … Continue reading

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bouncing off the walls

The other day Lucas was invited to a birthday party and I got few videos and pictures of the place. It was so much fun. This is the second time we’ve been here to celebrate with friends, and I think … Continue reading

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