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Pacific Northwest Diaries: Part One

My partner Johan and I have been on a few trips since we became a couple 7 years ago, excluding the travelling back to his home country of Sweden. 1,444 more words

Pacific Northwest

Obama has been to the mountain top (and so have we)

January 13, 2017

I’ve been thinking about what to write this week as Portland has been buried under a record snowstorm. The most accumulation since the winter of 1943, when America was at war with fascists and emperors. 863 more words

Donald Trump

"I learn by going where I have to go"

Theodore Roethke in his poem The Waking wrote the line that titles this post. Presently it seems that all sorts of people are making all sorts of predictions about the future. 213 more words

September St Helens Climb

A few months ago I was in the stands at an OSU football game when my good friend Zach called me and said that he and his dad’s party had an extra pass to climb Mt. 195 more words


Sleeping Beauty Trail.

Susan and I set out to hike the Sleeping Beauty Trail located in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest.

Located in the South Cascades, The Sleeping Beauty Trail, though steep, is worth it, if you want a fantastic view of all the major volcanoes in the region including Mt. 378 more words

Outdoor Adventures