Monthly Archives: December 2014

  • Pioneer Place

    Pioneer Place

    Like most kids around this time of year, my kids come down with Chirstmas giddyness. You know the symptoms, constant smiles with intermittent bouts of giggling, wide eyes, exceedingly good…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Oct, Nov fir Point

    Oct, Nov fir Point

    The end of summer time in Portland, Oregon means different things to different people. For some, it begins a time of cold weather, sweaters, apple cider and copious amounts of…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Orenco Station Cyclery

    Orenco Station Cyclery

    The biking population in and around Portland, Oregon is large to say the least. For many individuals residing in this gorgeous area, bicycles and public transit have become the primary…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Oregon City Sadle

    Oregon City Sadle

    The East Coast doesn’t corner the market on history. Sure, the Western United States is relatively new in comparison and still being explored, but, the Lewis and Clark Expedition was…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • OHS


    Any history buffs out there? Any history buffs out there tired of the “History” Channel not showing history but focusing instead on Ice Road Truckers, Rednecks, hunters, and unscrupulous pawn…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • A Skiing Story

    A Skiing Story

    When I was five I broke my leg skiing. Because of this unfortunate early life injury, I never really understood the whole “soaring down the mountain on a couple of…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Monteaux’s


    It’s nice to find a babysitter and go out and spend some time with the missus just one on one. But that’s not always possible—and sometimes it’s more fun to…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Kayak Class

    Kayak Class

    I’ve always wanted to Kayak but every time I’ve tried it, I have found it to be much more difficult than I ever imagined. I would look at those super…

    Written by Rick Sadle
  • Horning’s Hideout

    Horning’s Hideout

    You have to be looking for it, Horning’s Hideout. It’s off the grid. The MAX won’t really get you close, TriMet will mock your efforts, GPS will constantly search for…

    Written by Rick Sadle