Monthly Archives: August 2014

Swan Island Dahlia Festival

The annual Swan Island Dahlia festival is running through Monday – And it is beautiful!  

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Fresh Spinach and Tomato with Shrimp and Pasta

I found a beautiful bunch of spinach on a roadside farm stand – and my tomatoes in the yard are doing wonderful – so I put it all together in a dinner bowl!

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McMenamins Cornelius Pass Roadhouse

Stopped in at the Roadhouse in Hillsboro, Oregon.  This place is awesome!  The grounds are perfect for a picnic outside, or you can enjoy eating indoors. From the parking lot to the pub, you have to walk through the forested … Continue reading

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The Hood to Coast Relay

Every August for the past 32 years, runners have flocked to run from Mt. Hood to the Oregon Coast – And this year is no different!

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It’s Blackberry Time

One of the things I’ve loved about Oregon is the blackberry season. They grow everywhere!

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