Let go Daddy

We reach a milestone of sorts today, Kaylee rode her bike all by herself. I know it’s a bit late as most kids have mastered the two-wheeler by the time they were nine. But spending Kaylee’s formative bike-riding years in the mountains, it was hard to find an area that was large and flat enough...
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Four things I’ve learned about Oregon

Since moving to Oregon six months ago (it’ll be exactly six months on May 15) I’ve learned a few things about my new home state. Actually I’ve learned a lot of things, but these are the ones that 1) I can recall at the moment and 2)Make for an (somewhat) interesting post. 1) Holy crap...
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The Great PDX Ice storm of 2014

So for the (two) regular readers of my blog, you’ll know that recently my family and I relocated to the great Pacific Northwest in November of last year. Specifically we live in a Portland suburb called Troutdale, while I work for Clackamas County Tourism and Cultural Affairs promoting Oregon’s Mt. Hood Territory. It’s an area...
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Saying goodbye to a beloved pet

Today has been and extremely hard day. Without a doubt the hardest day since Collin dealt with his issues. Today we had to put down our beloved labrador Bailey. If you’re not a dog lover then you probably don’t understand the connection we have with our dogs. We had Bailey years before we had Kaylee...
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