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Wednesday photo of the week: a lake and a mountain

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BOOK: Around & About Mount Hood

Next summer when Afton is less a baby and more a toddler, I’m hoping to explore some trails around Mount Hood. We’ve only been out to Timberline Lodge once, and have not explored anywhere around the mountain. This book published … Continue reading

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BOOK: On Mount Hood (and book talk on April 24 in Portland)

On Mount Hood: A Biography of Oregon’s Perilous Peak, by Jon Bell (Seattle, WA: Sasquatch Books, 2011), 211 pp. Paperback edition published on April 23, 2013. On Mount Hood is a contemporary, first-person narrative biography of Oregon’s greatest mountain, featuring … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: Loowit’s Legend: The Story of the Columbia River Gorge

If I wanted to teach my child about the Columbia River Gorge, that 80-mile canyon that stretches between Oregon and Washington, where multitudes of waterfalls – including Multnomah Falls – pour into the westward-bound Columbia River, we could head over … Continue reading

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Tuesday Feb 28th lecture: “On Mount Hood: A Biography of Oregon’s Perilous Peak”

Some might like to know about this, happening tomorrow: Please join us for the continuation of our Winter 2012 USGS Brownbag Seminar Series. On Tuesday, February 28th we are thrilled to host local author Jon Bell. The title of his … Continue reading

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Exploring the city on the 4T Trail

Last Friday there was no school for my little explorer. I had to take the day off from work to be with him (no complaints there!), and the sun was shining. Outside it was! We decided to do the 4T … Continue reading

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Drive to Mt. Hood & Timberline Lodge

It took us over a year to head out to Mt. Hood, that volcanic peak we’ve seen so many times to the east of Portland. We did so on July 14th (pictures), and rode the ski-lift at Timberline Lodge, had lunch, and … Continue reading

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