Tag: Adventure Mama


The “Itch”

A few years ago, right after I’d moved to the area, a friend of my aunt-in-law’s– who just so happened to be the editor of the local, small-town newspaper— asked if I’d be interested in writing a monthly column. She’d read my blog and thought I might be a good fit. Having just […]

52 Project


Cashed out in the hiking pack on the way down the mountain. A blogger I’ve long followed and admired has taken part in a year-long photo challenge where she posts one photo of her kiddos per week. One portrait from her nice camera that she’s taken the time to select, edit and […]


Public Lands

In the fall of 2015, a friend and I and set out to write and photograph a couple Oregon fishing legends for a regional fly-fishing magazine. We piled into his truck late one night, with a bag full of greasy burgers, and drove through the dark towards the North Umpqua river in Southern […]


Christmas at the Lake

2016 was kind of a nutty year in my family. We became parents, my parents sold their home of 28 years, my youngest brother moved to Portland from Seattle and my middle brother moved from Seattle to San Diego. So when my parents proposed that we head up to the cabin at […]


Silver Falls State Park

One of the best ways I know how to process my feelings of anxiety or restlessness is by getting outside. Hiking, fishing, going for a walk. Doesn’t matter what I do, a little fresh air works wonders. In this season of transition where things feel a little crazy, I’ve been trying […]