I took a short 5 mile hike through the Marquam Nature Park yesterday. This is one of my favorite trails in Portland and I tell you all about it in the latest blog!
During our trip to Joseph, Oregon last summer we made sure to stop at several places we hadn't experienced before. We wanted to pack in a few extra little walks and a nice, short one is Iwetemlaykin State Heritage Site. Iwetemlaykin is the Nez Perce name for this area of the Wallowa Lake basin and is... Continue Reading →
Every summer we do a camping with our school at Nehalem Bay State Park which is just outside of the gorgeous, tiny town of Manaznita. This year a group of us decided we wanted to add more hiking/walking to our stay and we checked out a couple of things. The first was a walk from... Continue Reading →
During a recent mother/son camping trip to Joseph, I was trying to do things we hadn't done before. I had seen the Wallowa Lake Tramway before and hadn't thought much about it figuring we ride these enough and it wouldn't be worth the money. This year I decided it was time to give it a... Continue Reading →
We have become students of what makes Oregon, well...Oregon! One of these things is our flora! In Portland we have a program called the Backyard Habitats Certification Program and last year I was awarded a Gold certificate. In the process of that, I have learned so much, but sometimes I forget what things are called,... Continue Reading →