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Chip Ross Walk

With the regular Friday night wine tasting cancelled in observation of the holiday weekend and the evening...

Sunday Surf and Beaver Creek Birdwatching

Our Sundays are turning into "Surfdays", which Sylvan is probably more than ecstatic about. It never...

Mary’s Peak Hike

Leila, Wes, and River came to Corvallis this weekend!...

Portland Garden Adventures

We usually have one day each week to explore outside of our Corvallis comfort. We decided to...

Utah Desert: Textures

Utah Desert: Part II

Sylvan did a super awesome job of clearing and leveling a space for our tent. I guess...

Utah Desert: Part I

We explored our camp area, which was just south of Green River and west of Arches National...

Utah: Goblin Valley

Shoshone Falls

On our road trip down to Utah, we stopped at Shoshone Falls in Idaho to soak up...

Walla Walla Wanderings: Around the Town

Walla Walla Wanderings: Whitman Mission

We took the Whitman Mission walking...

exploring the palouse

We began our spring vacation by driving across the state to Eastern Washington, and more specifically...

a walk in the woods

I took advantage of the sunshine on Sunday and made it a day of appreciating small things. ...

Deception Butte Trail

Iris and I decided to spend the day in nature before the air got too cold and...