Tualatin Hills Nature Park

Hiking date: September 12, 2019 We’ve had a very wet beginning of September here in Portland. Last Thursday when it was just overcast we wanted to go out for a walk somewhere other than our neighborhood where I walk at least 4 days a week and Carla walks all 7. But then we didn’t want… Continue reading Tualatin Hills Nature Park

Late Summer Road Trip – Sequoia National Park

Travel Dates: September 11 & 12, 2017 After our stop at the awesome La Posada Hotel in Winslow, Arizona, we headed over to visit my uncle and aunt in Cottonwood. We love visiting them; Uncle Jake is the last remaining relative of that generation on either side. They never had kids and I know he… Continue reading Late Summer Road Trip – Sequoia National Park

Where The Freeways Don’t Go – Arches National Park and CanyonLands

September 16-17, 2015 After spending the afternoon in Monument Valley¬†we pulled into Moab, Utah hungry and ready for a rest. We found the Blu Pig barbecue joint sharing the parking lot with our hotel – La Quinta. Carla and I shared a plate of burnt ends with a side of gumbo. Delicious! We don’t normally… Continue reading Where The Freeways Don’t Go – Arches National Park and CanyonLands