Summiting Mt. Hood: Sisters Tell All

I am not entirely sure what I was thinking a year ago when I proclaimed to my sister that we were going to climb Mt. Hood in the spring of 2016. All I knew was that I had caught a … Continue reading

Gold Hill, Grants Pass and the Mysterious Oregon Vortex

If like me, you relish the unexplained, then set your sights on the delightful city of Gold Hill and the mysterious Oregon Vortex. This circle of puzzling phenomena has been welcoming its tourists for more than 80 years. The area … Continue reading

Astoria, a Gateway to Oregon

The four-mile wide Astoria-Megler Bridge over the Columbia River from Washington State, is a great opening for one of Oregon’s main gateways: Astoria. Established in 1811 and the oldest settlement west of the Rockies, it’s an historic city. East of … Continue reading