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Oregon: Quilt Barns, A Quaint and Colorful Tour

Farm History. Family History. Artistry. Bursts of color. Tradition. Community. Creativity. So many different celebrations of life represented by the bountiful wooden quilts that majestically drape almost five dozen barn doors illuminating the landscape of Tualatin Valley (Twal’ i-tin), Oregon…

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Outdoors at Mt. Hood

Even more spectacular, if that is possible, than Timberline Lodge, are the outdoor activities available in and around Mt. Hood and Government Camp. Skiing: Skiing Mt. Hood can be done year round (sometimes there isn’t enough snow and it does…

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Mt. Hood, Oregon: Inside Timberline Lodge

On September 28, 1937, President Franklin Roosevelt dedicated Timberline Lodge (known as “The People’s Lodge”) which sits at the southern flank of Mt. Hood. His message, which was broadcast over radio, proclaimed that Timberline was a “monument to the skill…

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Oregon’s Waterfall Wonderland

Elowah Falls in Oregon’s Columbia River Gorge cascades in endless curtains of white. I sat mesmerized in the cooling mist and relished the sight of it being whipped sideways by a wild wind. While I could have lingered in this…

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Portland: Things to see and do

Portland’s nickname is Beertown recognizing Portlanders’ enthusiasm for beer and coffee, but don’t neglect the great food factor as well. Here’s a video about things to do and see during your visit to Portland: Beginning September 19th – 22nd, Portland…

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Journey Around the Volcano by Kyle Taisacan

The idea for the trip started with Victor. Initially, it was going to be his trip, with his goal to spend a month camping on Mt. Hood to lose weight and “get away” for a little bit. Victor’s older brother,…

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