Not often does Portland get a pileup of beautiful fluffy white snow. When it happens, there are equal parts joy and panic. Really though, it's a glorious event and I love going out late at night with Nathan to explore in the winter wonderland...Read More
Just north of Carson, Washington is a wandering gravel forestry trail called Panther Creek Road. It crosses the Pacific Crest Trail at one point, then goes steadily uphill for several miles through lush Oregon greenery.
About a month after their wedding, Erica and Jim drove up this road with me on a beautiful October morning. We listened to old country songs...Read More