Riding a Tin Lizzie!

2017-09-14T09:49:07-07:00August 16th, 2012|Oregon|

Butch's pride and joy - 1923 Model T.  It costabout $287 in 1923, which would be about $3,500 in today's dollars.  Ford said "you can have it in any color as long as it's black".  Butdid you [...]

Sunriver, OR

2017-09-14T09:49:08-07:00July 13th, 2012|Oregon|

"Rhythm on the Range" summer concertsare set up on the driving range.  Dancingwas barefoot in the grass!Golfing at Crosswater.  Aim that tee shotdirectly at Mt. Bachelor, thank you.Mama duck and her 7 babies.On the Deschutes [...]

Rafting the Rogue River

2017-09-14T09:49:18-07:00November 21st, 2011|Oregon|

  The guys (Mike, Dan, David and Andy) rafted 45 miles west, starting at Grants Pass, OR.  Despite a sketchy weather forecast, they reportedly stayed dry for 3 days.  Tricky river navigation and gourmet meals [...]

Bandon Dunes wicked bits

2017-09-14T09:49:37-07:00July 23rd, 2009|Oregon|

Yikes, it's gorst! This plant that grows here and in Scotland is a thick bush, with barbed thorns that secrete an oil under your skin that burns and itches like fury. Did I mention that [...]

Golfing at Bandon Dunes, OR

2017-09-14T09:49:37-07:00July 23rd, 2009|Oregon|

How do I wax poetic about Bandon Dunes? Its 3 golf courses are rated among the top 10 public golf courses in the US by Golf Magazine. It's a serious course, for walkers who revel [...]

Golf and Blueberries in Portland

2017-09-14T09:49:37-07:00July 23rd, 2009|Oregon|

Visiting sister Kathy in Portland, OR...a little time for golf AND harvesting fresh blueberries right out of the backyard! This was the day after a marathon day of flying - we took the plane from [...]

Skiing in Central Oregon

2017-09-14T09:49:43-07:00January 30th, 2009|Oregon|

Skiing mid-week is a newly discovered treat...the top photo is taken from Mt. Hood, looking at Mt. Jefferson in the distance. The bottom is taken on Mt. Bachelor, with the Sisters Mountains in the distance. [...]

Captain Mike flies the Eclipse 500

2017-09-14T09:49:44-07:00October 14th, 2008|Oregon|

Eclipse Aviation http://www.eclipseaviation.com/ had a fly-in at Sunriver, OR. After waiting seven long years, Mike finally got to pilot an actual Eclipse 500 (I got to ride, too!). It was a sweet ride and a [...]

Lincoln City, OR

2017-09-14T09:49:44-07:00July 2nd, 2008|Oregon|

Beachfront house at Roads End. Not enough wind to hold up a kite, which made the beach really pleasant for play and about 10 degrees cooler than the "heat wave" of high 80's in Seattle. [...]

Golfing at Bandon Dunes, OR

2017-09-14T09:49:44-07:00June 25th, 2008|Oregon|

Summer Solstice = maximum daylight to play golf! Over 2 1/2 days, we played 90 holes of golf and walked 30 miles. (Hey if you play twice in one day, you get a discount!) Bandon [...]

Portland – Father’s Day 2008

2017-09-14T09:49:44-07:00June 25th, 2008|Oregon|

They grow up fast, don't they? That's grandbaby Madeline on the left and Alana on the right. Our high activity adventure this weekend was the teeter totter (it's been a few years!)