Our Dirty Dozen Favorite Places for Summer 2014

Discussing our really good Summer 2014 with some friends recently, we could not limit our favorites places & visits to just the top three.   In no particular order, we chose our ‘dirty dozen’ favorites and share those here. Big Bend – a puzzling National Park.  One of the least visited and spectacular.  Limited amenities and … More Our Dirty Dozen Favorite Places for Summer 2014

Champoeg State Park – a great State park in Wine Country!

Champoeg State Park is on the edge of the great & fabulous Willamette Wine Region – featuring some of the best wine & wineries. An easy drive off of Interstate 5, Champoeg has Oregon History, a beautiful River and great campsites to offer.  We have visited this campground numerous times, met new friends there and … More Champoeg State Park – a great State park in Wine Country!

More Pinot?  Yes, Please!  Our Willamette Valley Visit – And the World’s best Wineglass

One of our favorite wine areas is the Willamette Valley in Oregon.  Many reasons keep it one of our favorites:  friendly tasting rooms, many folks who still consider themselves farmers, real dedication to the craft, science, love, magic and luck of making wine – and a beautiful area to discover wine! So, this started as … More More Pinot?  Yes, Please!  Our Willamette Valley Visit – And the World’s best Wineglass