This cute little trail is just minutes away from Ankeny Wildlife Reserve and is another great hike for all ages and levels. Location: Ankeny Rail Trail is part of the Ankeny Wildlife Reserve however, it is about a 5 minute drive away from the trail head of Ankeny Wildlife Reserve whish is located along Liberty Road, … More Ankeny Rail Trail, South Salem, OR
Soda Springs is the little sister to the beautiful Soda Creek Falls, which will be my next blog post. It is a beautiful area to have a picnic, go camping or just spend the day hiking. We went just a couple of days ago and it was, of course, in the middle of winter and … More Soda Springs Trail, Cascadia, OR
It happens every winter… CABIN FEVER!!!! Without fail, it’s hit again but this year it seems to have hit a little earlier than most years. So on Sunday, there was not a cloud in the sky. It was gorgeous looking (you know, from the living room window) so I decided, basically on my own, that … More Lincoln City Beach, Lincoln City, OR
It’s a frozen winter wonderland outside in Salem and Portland Oregon. It’s so beautiful to look at from the comfort of a nice, warm home. It’s too dangerous to try and go anywhere as there is black ice everywhere. I ventured outside for about 5 minutes to take these pictures of the ice covered branches. … More Salem Ice-capades 2016!
Two weeks ago my oldest (6yrs) started first grade. She has been a great little hiking buddy this summer and is always up for an adventure. It took a few days for us to get used to her being in first grade and being gone most of the day. She has made many friends and … More Back to School! Colds and all……