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October 16th, 2017

I’ve been a Central Oregon resident, writer and aficionado for 22 years. As an ambassador for Travel Oregon's Ask Oregon program and author of “Bend, Oregon Daycations: Day Trips for Curious Families,” visitors often ask me where to find specific, awesome destinations and activities in and around Bend. The p

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October 15th, 2017

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October 14th, 2017

I'm an atheist, but after spending way too much time today trying to figure out how to put new wiper blades on our cars -- each of which has a different kind of wiper -- a prayer to the Automotive...

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October 13th, 2017

My atheist mind goes back and forth between Taoism and Buddhism when I try to decide which secular version of these philosophies appeals the most to me. Since I'm heavy into Tai Chi, which basically is Taoism expressed in human...

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A local man with a great name fashions some marvelous creative writing on his Facebook page. I love these vignettes by Geronimo Tagatac, a really interesting guy. This is the Salem I want to live in. And the great thing...

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October 11th, 2017

Move over, bacon — there’s a whole new world of tasty, creative and bold plant-based eateries opening across Oregon. Vegan diners (and even omnivores) are loving it. The post Vegan’s Guide to Oregon

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October 10th, 2017

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October 9th, 2017

The United States is a Fantasyland. And not just any old Fantasyland -- people in this country probably have the most fantastical beliefs of any country in the world. This is the core message of Kurt Andersen's marvelous book, "Fantasyland:...

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Laurel, my wife, and I are the happy recent buyers of a 1/4 share in a Black Butte Ranch house. (Scroll down for a video of what the house looks like.) Today we went on a mid-afternoon bike ride around...

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Led Zeppelin's "Stairway to Heaven" blared through the speakers as we made our way up the final winding miles of the forested foothills of the Oregon Coast Range, eventually arriving at the Alsea Falls Recreation Site and ready for a 3-mile hike in the forest. The post

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Thanksgiving weekend is a special time of year for Oregon winemaker Amy Wesselman. It’s one of just two occasions when she and her husband, David Autrey, throw open the doors of their McMinnville winery to the public. This y ear, it will be even more special as the Willamette Valley has just been awarded 2016 Wine Re

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October 8th, 2017

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October 7th, 2017

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October 6th, 2017

Most come to Baker City for some of the best hiking, backpacking and snow sports in the state. But this historic town is also emerging as one of the coolest little foodie towns in Eastern Oregon, a secret haven for artisan food and drink. The post

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October 5th, 2017

This morning I listened to a wonderful guided meditation on my Calm app about the chips and cracks of our experience. Tamara Levitt ended the meditation with the words I've transcribed below. I couldn't help thinking about how this applies...

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Last night I dutifully updated my new iPhone 8 plus to iOS 11.0.2. This morning it froze up after I checked my weather app. No response to any touches. Of course, I can't be sure this was due to 11.0.2,...

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October 4th, 2017

When word came to us that there was a brewery starting in Portland that had the goal of donating all of their profits to local charities, we had to check them out. One week after they opened in 2014, we sat down with Joel Gregory, the owner and brains behind Ex Novo Brewing Company. The post

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October 3rd, 2017

We all know that Southern Oregon is a beautiful place, but there is something about fall that adds to its charm. As a family, it is our favorite time of year; throughout October we make our way around to as many pumpkin patches and festivals as we can. The temperate weather also makes it one of our favorite times of the

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October 2nd, 2017

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October 1st, 2017

I'm not the most compassionate guy. But ever since I started having some semi-serious health problems, and the depression that accompanied them, I've become quite a bit more understanding of what other people are struggling with in their daily lives....

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September 30th, 2017

I'm always (well, usually) glad to admit when I've been wrong about something. So I'm pleased to say that during my true believing days, which stretched into over 30 years, I was decidedly wrong about the world's major religions having...

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