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...

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....

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...

12th Jul 2009

Currin and Dorena Covered Bridges

Along the Row (which is short for Rowdy and pronounced accordingly) River just to the east of Cottage Grove are two covered bridges. There are actually seven bridges linked together...

12th Jul 2009

Grave Creek Covered Bridge

Grave Creek Covered Bridge There are 54 or 56 wooden Covered Bridges in Oregon still depending on what guide you read. This last week I had the opportunity to visit...

19th Jan 2009

The Quintessential Portland Picture

This is the one picture of Portland you’ve seen a million times. It’s posted every where, it’s been used to advertise Portland since it’s birth in the 1850’s. Yes, it’s...

19th Nov 2008

Fort Stevens State Park, Oregon

Fort Stevens State Park is one of Oregon’s best parks. In addition to a camp ground, miles of bike trails and a lake, there is an Old WWII Fort to...

03rd Sep 2008

How To: Gold Farming – Quartzville Creek, Oregon

How To: Gold Farming – Quartzville Creek, Oregon This last week I went real life Gold Farming in the Quartzville Creek area about 30 miles North East of Sweet Home,...