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Flight of Fancy with Thomas Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson would have loved to fly in a modern airplane.

The President who comes closest to the American Renaissance Man would relish the aerial perspective of the world that so captivated his imagination without boundaries. 479 more words

Gary Conkling

News of the Week, August 21 to August 27

The tone of the news is set by the editor, or Publisher and Proprietor as several Oregon City newspapers titled the man in charge. In 1856 William L. 1,977 more words

News Of The Day

Day 6: Trillium Lake

Trillium Lake was gorgeous and has a breathtaking view of Mount Hood. You can take a lovely walk around the lake and there are picnic sites and viewing platforms for taking photographs. 52 more words


48 hours in Portland with Your Best Friend

My friend Jessica, who also visited in June, came back to visit me this past weekend. She is the ultimate Sporting KC fan, so we had been planning for months on her visiting when Sporting KC played the Timbers. 375 more words

Weekend Trips

Mirror Lake Trail at Mt. Hood National Forest [A Pictures Only Post]

After about an hours hike (with lots of pit stops to take pictures) we were welcomed by Mirror Lake. Sadly, it was a cloudy day so we were not able to see the majestic Mt. 11 more words


“Princess of the Pacific Northwest”

A friend alerted me last week to some unexpected publicity for the Mount Hood National Park Campaign: a mention in Backpacker Magazine’s special National Parks issue! 691 more words


2 Weeks in Oregon

The calm before the storm…

Moving is stressful, but moving internationally is on a whole other level.  The considerations are endless: Working visa, money, housing, banking, insurance, phone, storage, bills… the list goes on and on. 83 more words