Chief Miwaleta Campground! What a fantastic place to spend a few days. The weather cooperated and we had a great time! We rented a couple of cabins and absolutely loved the scenery, amenities and location.
Our first stop on a trip to southern Oregon. The Azalea Mountain Store is a fantastic stop along I-5 on the way to the Galesville Reservoir and the Chief Miwaleta Campground where we spent the next 5 days.
Normally this is the place where I would tell you how to get to this location or give you some hints but I’m not going to that at this point. Instead I’m simply going to summarize and let you know that because of the paths both concrete and bark dust covered this is a great location to spend some time.
A Chicago playwright uses self-hypnosis to travel back in time and meet the actress whose vintage portrait hangs in a grand hotel… If you saw the
I don’t plan to write overly about events and locations in Portland – there are plenty of other folks who have far more opportunities to
Bridge Over Troubled Waters Tuesday – Week eight! The Chambers Bridge was the last one I ended up visiting on my tour of Cottage Grove.
I’ve been to Oregon City several times, mostly to visit a favorite watering hole, but there are several things to be seen there and some
Well, I’ll be honest this is another one of those “I always thought I’d do it before now” stories. I’ve lived in the greater Portland
Bridge Over Troubled Waters Tuesday – Week six! Dorena Bridge was the third bridge on our trip through Cottage Grove. I like this one because
The farmer’s market at Orenco Station is on Sunday, which I think it a pretty good time, most of the other farmers markets seem to
Once again I’ll be intriguing you with an interesting place with some kind of special significance to me – I felt a little guilty after
Bridge Over Troubled Waters Tuesdays Week Three. It was a little bit of a drive from the last stop which was the Harris Creek Bridge
Bridge Over Troubled Waters Tuesdays Week Two. This is another bridge I’ve visited before – the added bonus with this one is that it can
The Oregon Country Fair – Almost 50, but still rousing and all weekend fun! The Oregon Country Fair had its start back in 1969, and
Bridge Over Troubled Waters Tuesdays Week one. I decided that one of the best things about the Willamette Valley and one of the things I’m
I’ve always loved the farmer’s markets. The sights, sounds, and smells that seem to surround them can be overwhelming but they are wonderful and I
I’ve always wanted to go to a drive in. Funny though that as long as I lived in McMinnville (at least 3 years) in the
Things were pretty quiet on this warm Sunday night. A co-worker of mine (thanks K!) mentioned that a couple of relatives of hers worked at
Not to go on too much of a rant this morning, but it’s my story after all and you are rather a captive audience and
Geocaching is an activity that anyone with an internet connection and a handheld GPS can do. If you don’t have a hand held GPS most
It was a gorgeous morning when I headed out in the trusty Bronco to take a short walk along a short trail just south of
Driving up to the Creswell Bakery on a mid Saturday morning may make you feel you have somehow driven into the past. The streets may
The path I took from the visitor’s center was the south path up to the small pavilion on the right. The day was pretty rainy
It’s a bit rainy on this spring Sunday but the bronco is running and I’m itching to get out of the house. I’m on call