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The Secret Season

I still remember my first spring in Oregon.  I was surprised by (and called home to report about) three things: 

One, Oregonians mow their lawns if it has been rain-free for a mere few hours, and they do so in their rubber boots.  262 more words

Columbia River Gorge

The Farmer and his Dell

For nearly a century, countless travelers on the Historic Columbia River Highway have admired the idyllic scene that unfolds at Shepperd’s Dell, one that has also appeared on dozens of postcards and calendars over the decades. 4,163 more words

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Snowmaggedon 2014

Well, it’s been heck of a month for weather in the Columbia River Gorge.  You probably saw last week’s snow in the news and at your own doorstep.  199 more words

Columbia River Gorge

Multnomah Falls, The Tallest In Oregon

We have been in Portland for 5 months now and last Sunday, we finally made it to Multnomah Falls.

Multnomah Falls is a waterfall on the Oregon side of the Columbia River Gorge, located east of Troutdale, between Corbett and Dodson, along the Historic Columbia River Highway.

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