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Pacific Northwest Covered Bridges

The Pacific Northwest was once littered with Covered Bridges. Most are gone now, but some still exist

Pet Friendly Travel

Pet Friendly Travel options across the Pacific Northwest

Oregon Ghost Towns

My map of over 250 abandoned, ghost, and historic towns in Oregon

14th Nov 2009

The “Umbrella Man” Statue

The “Umbrella Man” Statue This statue is called “Allow Me” and was created by J. Seward Johnson. It sits in Pioneer Square near the Max station. Locals simply call it...

14th Nov 2009

The "Umbrella Man" Statue

The “Umbrella Man” Statue This statue is called “Allow Me” and was created by J. Seward Johnson. It sits in Pioneer Square near the Max station. Locals simply call it...

30th Oct 2009

Joseph L. Meek, History Marker and Burial Site

Joseph L. Meek, History Marker and Burial Site Located just off the NW Jackson School Road exit from Highway 26/Sunset Highway is the final resting place of one of the...

25th Oct 2009

Early Fall visit to the Oregon Zoo

Early Fall visit to the Oregon Zoo The Oregon Zoo recently finished up their new “Predators of the Serengeti” exhibit. So, being currently unemployed, but with a Zoo Membership in...

17th Oct 2009

Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum

Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum I have not been to the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum in McMinnville Oregon in at least six years. I’ve driven by many times, but...

13th Oct 2009

Agustus Fanno Farmhouse – Beaverton, Oregon

Agustus Fanno Farmhouse – Beaverton, Oregon The Agustus Fanno Farmhouse sits near Fanno Creek in Beaverton. The creek neatly bisects the cities of Beaveton, Tigard and Tualatin before it flows...

12th Oct 2009

Cottage Grove Museums

Cottage Grove Museums The city of Cottage Grove in the gorgeous Willamette Valley of Oregon is typical of the middle of Oregon. It’s a small, quiet, yet extremely historic town....

10th Sep 2009

King Kong Chained!

King Kong Chained! A cast iron gorilla statue on top of a building in NW Portland that says “Castiron Industries.” Note that it’s chained down due to the number of...

31st Aug 2009

Pacific Northwest Volcanos

Pacific Northwest Volcanos Each volcano on this list is on the US Geological Service’s list of ten most likely to erupt volcanos. Working from North to roughly south, each of...

24th Aug 2009

Shute Park, Hillsboro Oregon

Shute Park, Hillsboro Oregon Shute Park is located near the downtown Hillsboro area. It was purchased by the City of Hillsboro in 1906. Over the years since then it’s seen...

03rd Aug 2009

Abert Rim, Lake County, Oregon

Abert Rim, Lake County, Oregon Abert Rim is one of the most unique geological features within Oregon. First discovered by Lieutenant John Fremont (he of Fremont Forest fame,) on December...

27th Jul 2009

Mount St. Helens

May 18th, 1980, Mount St. Helens finally came through on it’s threats and erupted spectacularly, throwing ash 16,000 feet into the air. 23 square miles of material were moved, most...