Category Archives: Travel

Fruit Loop Tour 2016

Last week, we took our “Fruit Loop Tour” among the orchard and alpaca farms in the Hood River Valley.  Great trip! Here’s some of the highlights: This is the view from our hotel room at the West Cliff Inn. I … Continue reading

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Shore Acres State Park

Ever since reading A Garden of Finches by Jane Kirkpatrick, I’ve wanted to visit the Shore Acres State Park. Finally, after watching an episode of the Oregon Field Guide, Shari and I agreed that we must visit this place. Perched … Continue reading

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Celebrating Our 41st Wedding Anniversary

Yesterday we celebrated our 41st wedding anniversary at the Black Butte Ranch near Sisters, Oregon.  We love this place because of the spectacular views of the mountains, lakes, and forests. We’ve stayed here many times and, when our kids were … Continue reading

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My lovely wife just suggested we travel to Guatemala.  Any advice?

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Arm Wrestling with my Parakeet

  Sitting here, watching the snow fall, arm-wrestling with my parakeet, and wondering if I should take the next bus to Trinidad.

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Redmond Festival of Cultures

  I attended this event last year.  It was great fun.  

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A brief video of me and my wife on the Oregon Coast


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