Category Archives: Adventures

More Hiking..

I’ve been going out to the Columbia River Gorge to hike on a regular basis recently. The first time I went this year, there were only a few wildflowers, but now there are tons of really interesting wildflowers. I’ve also … Continue reading

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Angel’s Rest Part II

I went hiking again today. I couldn’t help myself. This one wasn’t actually taken on the hike, but Bridal Veil, Oregon has the most adorable post office I’ve ever seen!

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Angel’s Rest

So stoked for long days. Enough time for a 5 mile hike in the Columbia River Gorge after work!

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Marine Drive

I’ve been getting home before 5pm these days, and I hardly know what to do with myself. Yesterday, I made a shredded potato pie. Today, I drove up to Marine Drive where there is a multiuse path along the Columbia … Continue reading

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Lone Fir

Last weekend, my friend Sanjaya visited from out of town. He was only here for two days, but we managed to do a sweeping gastronomical tour of Portland. Places we visited included The Bye and Bye, Pix Patisserie, Genie’s Cafe, … Continue reading

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Sauvie Island

I took the pup out to Sauvie Island this afternoon, which is about 10 miles outside of Portland in the Columbia River. During the winter, a lot of birds stop over there while migrating.

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Simply Shimp

My BFF, Reilly, visited me from Tucson this weekend (Hey, Girl!). It was a short, but action packed visit. I managed to do some “Move Back to Portland” propaganda during her visit too (that’s my death of a thousand pinpricks … Continue reading

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Bike Geekery

Here’s a sweet vintage track racing video from Portland’s very own Alpenrose Velodrome. And now the opposite of track sprints…long distance rides. I’ve begun to pick out some rides I want to do in 2011. I’m starting the year off … Continue reading

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Roseburg and back again.

On Friday, we made a split second decision to pack up and head down to Eric’s mom’s house in Roseburg for the weekend. Eric’s mom had some delicious split pea soup and homemade bread waiting for us. It was sooooo … Continue reading

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Pinball wizards

My co-worker, Mollie and I have gone out to play pinball 3 times this week. It is surprisingly effective for stress management. I have this technique where I sort of hip check the pinball machine at strategic moments (I also … Continue reading

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