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SNAPSHOT: Portland, OR - Washington Park

The first time I visited the West Coast was on business to Seattle many years ago. There was not much time for playing tourist, but the limited amount I was able to see while driving from place to place was stunning. 366 more words

United States

Fire in WyEast Country

Oh, if only our lives spanned 800 years instead of 80! No doubt we would see (and zealously protect) our world differently with the benefit of that long perspective. 4,930 more words

Natural History

A new spot for my future happiness

I don’t talk nearly enough on this blog about the hikes I enjoy here in the Pacific Northwest. They are as big a part of my life as Japan, my art, or my jewelry. 288 more words

One Week As a Travel Blog: Trip to Arizona

This past week I traveled back to where I grew up, Arizona, and surprised my best friend for his birthday!

While my friend, Mat, had been up to Oregon to visit me recently, it had been over two years since I’d last visited Arizona, where I grew up. 249 more words

Mt. Hood National Forest

One of America’s true gems, Mt. Hood National Forest, lies just twenty miles east of Portland, Oregon.  Over 3 million people live within a half hour drive of Mt. 404 more words

Mount Hood

My Weekend in St. Louis

This trip started off on point. I put some things to bed that needed to be, I was feeling great and I was excited to have a good trip. 798 more words