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I boarded the Iceland Air flight from Copenhagen late on a Monday night, and during the entire trip, the jet chased the final Gold Laces of light in the West. The sun had yet to set in Iceland when I landed just before midnight… a crazy thing to experience, and I was immediately thankful it […]

Time has been rolling by quickly as of late.  My daughters finished up 3rd and Kindergarten.  Summer started ( late due to snowpocalypse ), and we have already been on some great adventures. And of course I haven’t been musing about them enough here on the blog.  So here are a few quick snapshots from […]

For a few years now I have been running a little web app called Cone Patrol that simply notifies the snow riders of Central Oregon when there is new snow at Mt. Bachelor.  Users send a text with their preferred snow amount – say 4″ of powder – and when the mountain receives four or more […]

Growing up in the Seattle area in the 90’s was quite amazing.  The region was massively less-populated than the King County of today – traffic back then would be considered a delight to many now I’m certain.  Fortunately I had some parents that trusted me enough to do things like drive to the Kitsap Peninsula […]

Spring is upon us, and for the most part, the Snow is Gone from most spots.  This also means that many anglers have the itch to get out on the water.  And as the rush of spring flows subsides in our favorite streams, the high water lines will likely be littered with trash from seasons past. Flip flops, beer cans, […]

Vacation homes are always an adventure.  This past week we stayed at a place on the Oregon coast outside of Tillamook in small bedroom community called Cape Meares.  The area has an interesting past – it is near an old resort community named Bayocean, that was eventually washed away by the mighty Pacific.  The location was […]

Yesterday I went to visit some Old Friends ( <– you really should open that in another tab and give it a listen ), with one of my best friends.  Smith Rock is a magical place – not certain how else to explain it.  My first years living in Central Oregon I spent countless hours at […]