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2012 

  Haven't Had Enough Skiing Yet? Timberline On Mt. Hood Opens For Summer   Timberline Lodge on Mt. Hood is one of the few ski resorts in the US where you can ski and snowboard right through the summer, to the scheduled closing date of September 3rd. Summer snow season officially begins on May 29t...
05/30/2012
  Speechless Sunday - Boys Will Be Boys   Our son, Ben, came home from playing with a friend with this lizard... such a boy thing to do. What's a summer afternoon without catching a lizard? Not to be out done by his little brother, Sam then had to go out and catch a planter full of salamanders (t...
05/27/2012
    Death by Cerebral Hemorrhoid! I’ll bet you didn’t even know that was possible, did you. Okay, so maybe it’s not. Our son, Ben’s teacher let me know that on his essay on Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Ben reported that our president died from a cerebral hemorrhoid. Obviously he meant hemorrhage, b...
05/27/2012
  Fun & Fabulous, This Girl's For You... Meet Daisy!   Daisy is a one year old Waimaraner mix who is ready and waiting to meet you! Daisy is one of those pups who just loves to be with people, but then again, she also loves kids, dogs, cats and even chickens (and not just as a snack!). Daisy seem...
05/26/2012
  New Listing! Nestled In Secluded Forest, Lots of Space, Mill A, WA   This lovingly restored home is nestled in secluded forest in the tiny mountain town of Mill A, minutes from the Columbia River Gorge. Nicely and tastefully updated throughout, this large home is impeccably maintained and move-...
05/25/2012
  "Click It, Or Ticket!" Columbia Gorge Seat Belt Enforcement Drive NOW!   We all know it's the law, but how many of us put on our seat belts every single time we get in a car? Here in Oregon it is even a primary offense, meaning a police officer can pull you over if he notices your seat belt not...
05/25/2012
  Wordless Wednesday - Green Spring!   This is why this is my favorite time of year here in Hood River, Oregon... everything seems impossibly green and lush. I took this photo on the Dee Highway, near Tucker Park, about five miles south of the town of Hood River. The actual Hood River lies just t...
05/23/2012
  Enjoy a Historic Walking Tour of Hood River Every Saturday   The town of Hood River, Oregon is not only lovely, but packed with history that few people completely realize. The town of Hood River was incorporated in 1895, after long enjoying its position as a stop along the famed Lewis & Clark T...
05/23/2012
  Speechless Sunday - High Country   I took this photo on the way to a new client's house in Mill A, Washington this afternoon. As the name of the town suggests, this is logging country and although the photo doesn't show it as well as I would like, the drop off here is drastic, plummeting to the...
05/20/2012
  Summer 2012 Youth Eagle Soccer Camps, Hood River   Youth Eagle Soccer Camps are a great way to work on your child's soccer skills and to keep them entertained this summer. The Hood River Valley High School soccer coaching staff presents two summer soccer camps for kids kindergarten through 8th ...
05/20/2012
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