Tag: I Love Oregon

Family

Triangle Lake

Last week, before wrapping up blackberry harvest, Emmett and I took a trip to Triangle Lake. Taylor’s family has been going to Triangle Lake since before he was born, and he has many fond memories of annual trips with his Mom, aunts, uncles and cousins. Since I’d never been before […]

Family

A Day at the Beach

Today I took my son to the beach. To the outside observer, I’m sure that sentence seems as normal as anything. But I’m not sure I can tell you how happy it made me to type those words. For a number of reasons. First, and most simply, the Oregon coast […]

Family

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

13/52

Suited up in his rain gear and ready to hike at the coast this weekend. 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 […]

Family

Gilbert House Children’s Museum

Last week, on their way home from their annual California adventure, my parents stopped by to hang with us for a few days. And by us, I mean Emmett. Because make no mistake, in Grammy and Pop’s book, that little guy has top billing. They brought him a few new toys (spoiled!) and […]