Changing Seasons

It’s that time of the year when the sun sets earlier, the temps slowly start to drop and the focus changes from bike rides to other activities.  Mia and I have both signed up for November half marathons.  That means it’s time to cut back on the pedaling a bit and start getting serious about…

Frog Lake Buttes

Mountain bike racing is basically done for the season, so now it’s time to start diversifying the weekends a bit more.  Mia and I need to get Codi into hiking shape for our vacation coming up in July so we opted to get him out on a jaunt near Mt. Hood this weekend.  I wanted…

Cottonwood Canyon Hike

I told (begged) Mia on Tuesday that on Saturday we were going to keep driving east until the rain stopped!  The forecast for the PDX metro area was for more of the same….RAIN.  A co-worker told me that we have received almost a year’s worth of rain in the past 4-5 months.  Needless to say…

New Year’s Day Hike

I feel like I have spent a lot of time at Stub Stewart the past month or so.  Good reason though, it is only 25 minutes from home, which is maybe 5 minutes longer than going to Forest Park.  However it isn’t nearly as busy as FP which is a bonus for me.  Plus there…

2016 – Favorite Shot

I’m not even close to being the photographer I’d like to be.  I don’t do post picture processing, I don’t “stage” shots all that often.  I prefer to get the real shot in real time of something real happening.  My usual approach in the digital camera age is to take a boat load of pics…