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Yep, party barging! I’m officially making it a verb. My family and I recently spent the day with three other families eight adults and eight kids in all on the waters of Lake Billy Chinook in Central Oregon. Continue Reading…
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Hundreds of vineyards and wineries dot the Willamette Valley, a relatively young wine region that has gradually drawn international acclaim for its vintages. But 50 years ago, all of this was just a dream an unlikely one, at that. It was a visionary crew a mix of academics, teachers and engineers who planted the valley’s first grape vines. And despite countless naysayers in more…
Yep, party barging! I’m officially making it a verb. My family and I recently spent the day with three other families eight adults and eight kids in all on the waters of Lake Billy Chinook in Central Oregon.
As a doughnut devotee, I love Portland’s obsession with finding the city’s best purveyors of delectable fried sweets. Nothing makes me happier than weighing in on the respective merits of Voodoo or Blue Star or comparing the flavor notes of honey and sea salt vs. lavender. Imagine my joy, then, when a visit to downtown Lake Oswego revealed a whole new category of doughnut to drool over.
As a 6-year-old growing up in Hawaii, Travis Mazingo was jumping off 50-foot waterfalls with his dad. He was surfing well before his teenage years, exploring national parks and backpacking with his grandmother in a crater on Maui. He’s kept it up through his 20s and 30s, moving to seven states to chase his pursuits before landing in Oregon in 2008. I’m an adrenaline junkie, Mazingo says…
Have you heard of our obsession with artisan doughnuts? Or our love of beer, wine, coffee and spirits? And it pairs so well with the great outdoors: all-year round you’ll find us camping, hiking, biking and paddling through rivers, forests, mountains and coastline. Even when we come inside to rest, we’re soaking up some an eclectic array of art, music and natural history. With all that…