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    • Christmas in Portland

      Growing up in Portland had some tremendous advantages. These advantages included temperate yet varied weather, low crime rates, diverse friends and neighbors, and numerous indoor and outdoor activities. But, one…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Cosmic Tubing

      Sailing down a mountain on nothing more than a rubber tube sounds both terrifying and exhilarating. As a veteran of this activity, I can tell you that it is both.…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Resort at the Mountain

      Looking for a last-minute Christmas gift that will blow your significant others’ mind? Maybe looking for a get-away to get away from the stress inducing holiday season? Maybe it’s time…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Nutcracker

      Or, maybe you want to make your season bright by doing something classy. Maybe Christmas lights are too gaudy for you. Maybe bazaars and concerts are too rambunctious. Maybe, you…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Christmas in the Garden

      I love this time of year. I mean, Thanksgiving dinner isn’t even digested before I’m busting out my Christmas sweaters and my Christmas tunes. My love of the yule tide…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Andina Thanksgiving

      I love Thanksgiving. It’s the Christmas Kickoff. I love the football that’s on from dawn to dusk, I love the orange and brown color palette, I love the time to…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Wordstock

      I love books. Not Kindles, not Ebooks or Nooks. Books! Paperback, hard cover, trade paperback, chap book, heck, I would even read a scroll if I could get my hands…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Art Alexakis

      Portland, Oregon has always been a place well known for artistry and music. However, doing the early to late 90’s, a time dubbed by many as the Grunge Years, Portland…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • Columbia Gorge Discovery Center

      The Columbia River Gorge, just outside of Portland, Oregon, has long been regarded as one of the most beautiful places in all of the United States—if not the world. Unfortunately,…

      Written by Rick Sadle
    • SyKart

      I friggin love go-karts. If you’ve read this blog for any length of time, you know that already. Give me a chance to go karting, and karting I will do.…

      Written by Rick Sadle