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Ghost Town Adventure

Granite MuseumJoin us for another camping trip, where we visit some mining ghost towns!

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Weddings are better than I remember…

IMG_5234In the 13 years since I moved across the state from my family, I haven’t attended a single wedding… until now.

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Labor Day Weekend–a Grown-Up’s retreat

20170902_133210The summer schedule at work had accelerated by two weeks, the “before winter” to-do list was looming large after little attention, all the kids would be with their ‘co-parents’. It was time to pull the reset lever and head out for a quiet weekend, before school rules our life for another 9 months! A flea market in a gold-boomed ghost town sounded like just the ticket…

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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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Sumpter Trip 2011

What follows is an account of our 3-day camping trip to Sumpter, OR. It was the maiden voyage for my camper, as well as my first camping trip as a single Dad.

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