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Camping Season 2013

It’s June. We live in Oregon. If we step outside the door of our house, it is raining. This is what happens in June in Oregon. So what better time to go sleep in the woods with a couple of almost-one-year old twin boys? Today, we open our 2013 camping season, and it just wouldn’t […]

Skiing Mt Hood

I have lived in Oregon for five years, as of yesterday. In that amount of time, I had not gone skiing. In the beginning, it was because I didn’t have the greatest health insurance, and if I broke something, it would be stupid. Later, I realized I was just getting older, and my need for […]

Twins’ First “Camping” Trip

A few weeks ago, we got a cabin at Cape Lookout. The only way we were able to get the cabin was because it was available mid-week. The yurts and cabins at Oregon State Parks are often booked as soon as they are available for reservations, usually six months in advance. Dave had some time […]

Into The Woods

It’s Election Day. What luck, that when I booked a cabin on the coast weeks ago, I didn’t realize we’d be in the woods on Election Day. We are going to drive away from the noise, and I’m going to go fill my lungs with chilly ocean air. This is also the boys’ first night […]

Weekend Away: Sisters and Bend, Part II

So we enjoyed Sisters, Oregon. It was the first time we’ve gotten to spent some time there. We are usually just driving through. The whole town was getting ready for Annual Sisters Rodeo this weekend. As much of a spectacle that must be, I’m glad we visited before the rodeo hit town, on just a […]