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Nov 18, 2012

Media Love for Peaceful Places: Portland

Folks are really digging my new book, Peaceful Places: Portland. It’s quite gratifying, as I had a hard time writing it and still didn’t really know what people would think of it. All in all, they seem to dig it. The media, in particular, have picked up on it a lot. First up, let’s share […]

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Jun 05, 2012

Portland Outdoorsy News: Larch Mountain Road open, Sandy River Delta closed.

Just a couple of news items from the Oregonian I thought I’d share. One is that the road to Larch Mountain, one of the great  viewpoints in the Columbia River Gorge, is now open. The view of the Gorge and Mount Hood  from up there is pretty stupendous, and it’s  a great place to go […]

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Jan 24, 2012

Peaceful Place: Leach Botanical Garden

This week our Peaceful Place in Portland is Leach Botanical Garden. Leach Botanical Garden Category: Parks and Gardens One way to look at Leach Botanical Garden is that it’s a beautiful little piece of creek-side nature just a couple minutes from the Pick-n-Pull on SE Foster. In that respect alone, it’s remarkable. That so few […]

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Jan 18, 2012

Peaceful Place: Rocky Butte

I am still slogging away on a book called Peaceful Places in Portland, and occasionally I share a little find. This one isn’t so much a “find” as it is something I just love about Portland: Rocky Butte. Read all about it over at PeacefulPortland.com. And you can join the project on its Facebook page […]

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