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Narva, Estonia – February 2024

Why Narva? I received this question a lot. “Why Narva?” It’s not a particularly beautiful city like Tallinn or Tartu. It has an old castle and a budding artist community but that’s really about it. […]

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Moraine Lake Hike – August 2017

For her birthday, Linda planned for us to do the hike up South Sister – Oregon’s third highest mountain at 10,363′ and located roughly 30 miles west of Bend on the Cascade Lakes Highway. On […]

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Sweden & Poland October 2018

Stockholm In October of 2018 Linda and I were invited to attend our friends’ Paula and Bartek’s wedding in Gdansk, Poland. Due to work constraints and because she had spent over a week in Guatemala […]

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Rogue River – July 2020

Several weeks before the 4th of July I missed out on a trip on the upper Deschutes River due to work obligations. Luckily, Linda was able to go and had a great time. I vowed […]

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Eastern Oregon on Motorcycles – 2016

September 17, 2016 After having successfully ridden our bikes to Victoria, BC last month we were eager to get out for another weekend trip before the weather turns cold and rainy in the Pacific North […]

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Colorado – May 2014

Sunday – May 25, 2014 It’s been a busy year and this was our first opportunity to get away. The plan was as follows: fly to Denver to visit Linda’s friends, Maira and Matt before […]

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Maui – March 2010

Linda and I met in the Salmon Creek park and ride in Vancouver, WA on a very cold Saturday in early November of 2009. Over the next few months we paddled a lot of whitewater […]

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Hawaii – January 2020

Shortly after returning from Hong Kong, Linda told me she had Hawaiian Airline miles that expired in January 2020. And being off season meant that she had enough for two round-trip tickets to several of […]

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Hong Kong – November 2019

After close to 40 years of waiting I finally get to cross Hong Kong off my bucket list. I originally bought the tickets in February of this year because the price was just too good […]

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PDX Pride 2019

Sunday June 16th PDX Pride is always an amazing experience and this year was no different. We didn’t get to stay for the entire parade due to other obligations but we managed to be there […]

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