Category Archives: geocaching

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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Therapeutic Thanksgiving

IMG_2505Today’s (over due) post is less about reviewing a day spa, and more of an acknowledgement. Once in a while, you need to get out of town, break your routines, and enjoy a visit with family…

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The Right GPS for Me

IMG_1508 (Small)With a new season of fine weather, my old GPS wasn’t cutting it. Read on to see what factors led me to my choice for a new one.

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A Forced Hurrah

IMG_1350I’m sure we’ve all struggled (at some time or another) to get someone to do what we think is in their best interest. Heck, as a parent, that’s practically our job description! Continue after the break, to hear about my latest bout, where I drugged my kids. I’ll drag them to the library, camping, sight-seeing… Ugh! Can’t a kid just be left alone to their Wi-Fi?… No.

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Cabin Fever

IMG_5410Ah February… enough sun to tempt you with spring, but also enough cold and snow to discourage too much adventure. After long winter months of adventure-less-ness we were all a little on edge. The cure, a trip across the state line to Washington & Idaho’s Clarkston and Lewiston to take in the sights…

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The Cubs Get Wet!

IMG_4358Last weekend the local Cub Scout Pack took a trip to the waterpark in Pendleton. We took a fun little detour on the way home…

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CubCamp2012–Part2

IMG_3517After one day packed-full with adventure, the saga continues…

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CubCamp2012 – Part 1

The following is an account of my son’s first time at Cub Day Camp which was at Camp Wallowa…

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Re-Birthday Camping Trip

IMG_2775For his birthday, my (now 7 year-old) son wanted to go camping. As he spent his birthday weekend with his mom and family, we designated this as his “re-birthday” weekend, and set off for a grand adventure….

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