Category: Oregon

Back to Portland and Boise

Back to Portland and Boise

In a previous post, I talked about the first half of our visit to Portland.  We also celebrated a milestone while visiting Portland, which was Rick’s 40th birthday.  His choice was to spend his birthday at the beach.  From our rental home in Portland, it took […]

A Summit, a 5K Run, and a New Temporary Home – Portland, Oregon

A Summit, a 5K Run, and a New Temporary Home – Portland, Oregon

After our week in Coeur D’Alene, we jetted over to Seattle for about 5 days to check in with the hubby’s work.  We also dropped into the Microsoft Visitor Center again, at the boy’s request, and played around on this cool program called Fresh Paint. […]

Columbia River Gorge, Oregon

Columbia River Gorge, Oregon

While perusing a tourist book about the state of Oregon, I came across information for a place that I had only heard mentioned once or twice. When I dug deeper, I was surprised to learn that the Columbia River Gorge was a highly recommended site […]

Astoria & the Northern Oregon Coast

Astoria & the Northern Oregon Coast

We visited the northern coast of Oregon on a return trip from Seattle, beginning in the picturesque town of Astoria. The hillside town overlooks the Columbia River, where it meets the Pacific Ocean. While we were there, we located the house made famous by the movie, Goonies. We […]

Southern & Central Oregon Coast

Southern & Central Oregon Coast

The southern Oregon coast was every bit as breathtaking as they say it is.  But the weather can be cool, and even downright cold and windy, hovering in the 50’s and 60’s in late spring. We spent several of our beach visits bundled up in jackets, […]