I love my coffee. In fact, I can’t wait to finish this blog post and go get some. I love it almost as much as breakfast and hiking, and that’s saying something. That’s why I seriously dig this new book called Left Coast Roast, by Portland writer Hanna Neuschwander. It’s subtitled “A Guide to the […]
Since I don’t hike much this time of year, other than occasional Gorge hikes, I figured I could at least offer some news and related events. And so: On February 6 one of my employers, the very impressive Donovan Pacholl of Embark Adventures, will give a talk at the Mazamas on climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro. That’s […]
In winter, Columbia Gorge hikes like Memaloose State Park can offer Portland hikers a chance to “get out there” without dealing with snow.
Nel Centro is a yummy, uncrowded and all-around lovely place for a downtown Portland brunch.
UPDATED March 13 to show that the software was developed by MappingSupport.com, not Google. Hey Portland hikers – well, and everybody else. Just this morning I was feeling all sad that National Geographic no longer supports its Topo software for Mac OSX, which means a lot of my hiking maps are probably useless, and the […]
Two new options are on the way for downtown Portland breakfast: A new Tasty N Sons and a Brunch Box restaurant.
My good friend Jeff Siegel, aka the Wine Curmudgeon, is a nationally known wine blogger whose motto is “common sense talk about drinking, buying and enjoying wine.” He asks questions like “Is $100 wine 10 times better than $10 wine?” From his website: Jeff Siegel, the Wine Curmudgeon, is a nationally known wine writer whose […]
Don’t be alarmed by strangers with needles: Acupuncture at this Portland clinic is affordable, accessible, and peaceful.
New map shows plenty of Oregon coast hikes from Tillamook to Coos Bay.
On Friday, January 25, I will be appearing as a “celebrity guest” on Late Night Action With Alex Falcone, a kind of “Tonight Show” deal with a monologue, comedy sketches, a band and then guests. From their website: Late Night Action is an original live talk show that features local guests, celebrities, personalities, bands, comics, and […]