Pure Pong in the Pearl

July 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

One day this last week, Jacob and I were looking to escape the heat.  Our house has no central air and we needed to escape so I suggested checking this place out, Pure Pong [more]

Snowshoeing: Mirror Lake

January 18, 2011 // 1 Comment

One of the best parts about snow is the way it muffles sound.  When a city is blanketed in snow, a lot of that droning sound of our mechanical lived seems to go away.  And [more]

Sunday Parkways

August 30, 2010 // 0 Comments

Okay, so a few weeks back, Jacob and I got too drunk to drive ourselves home after a wedding down at the Riverplace Hotel.  So we left the car there and  got a ride with a [more]

Hike: Angel’s Rest

June 16, 2010 // 1 Comment

Gorgeous views of the Columbia Rover Gorge.  2.3 miles each way.  A climb that’s tough, but still possible for kids to manage (The first time I did this one I was only 6 [more]

Hike: Dog Mountain

May 4, 2010 // 3 Comments

Looking for a nice EASY hike to enjoy the beauty of the Columbia River Gorge? Then don’t do Dog Mountain.  This one is a doozy.  It’s a calf burning, sweat [more]