Paintball Geek-out 2017

IMG_4645My kids were fighting like teenage siblings & it had been too long since I saw old friends, so it was time to sling some paint!

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Florence Coast or Bust!–Part 3

IMG_4600Read on for a few surprises on our return journey via Suttle Lake.

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Florence Coast or Bust!–Part 2

20170624_104544In part two, we try and make the best of our short time in Florence, Oregon.

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Florence Coast or Bust!–Part 1

20170624_104911Beach Trip! In the 13 years since I relocated to Eastern Oregon, I had never returned to see the Pacific Ocean. Read more for part 1 of our trip.

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Steaming Up Sumpter

IMG_4421On this adventure, we take the kids camping to ride an authentic wood-fired steam locomotive (& more) in the quaint area of Sumpter, Oregon.

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Familourism: Be a tourist with your Family

IMG_4110Read on as I blog of my brother’s visit to Wallowa County. I’ll play guide as we hike to waterfalls, visit Buckhorn Overlook, throw a birthday party, and take in the sights.

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Building Community–with a Playground–Part 2

20170428_142524Friday & Saturday the fun continues as I work on a new teams, & through Family night!

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Building Community–with a Playground–Part 1

20170427_151645In this post, I recall my participation as a volunteer for a sliver of the 3,500+ hours it took to build the City of Joseph’s new playground.

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Wenaha Muzzleloaders Rendezvous–Part 2

IMG_3871In this installment, the fun continues, and you find out who wins!

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Wenaha Muzzleloaders Rendezvous–Part 1

IMG_3803It started with a purchase of some raffle tickets, which led to a camping trip. We went to spectate and ‘checkout’ this muzzleloader “mountain-man rendezvous” in Troy, Oregon. My experience surpassed all my expectations. Read on to see why…

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