Category Archives: Hike

HodgePodge Catch Up. He Said Extra.

Bar 33 Brooklyn After Richard III we tried Bar 33 Brooklyn. It is a sports bar, and I think it may be the first sports bar we have tried.  Sports on big screen , sports paraphernalia on the wall, games in … Continue reading

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Portland Garden Walk, The River Walk and Departures

She Said Today’s Agenda:  Portland Garden Tour West         Waterfront Loop         Departure Bar and Restaurant Highlights: What could possibly be better than a day of touring gardens, hiking, and eating?  My husband has said that I have three passions: gardening, my children, … Continue reading

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Whipple Creek Regional Park, Radio Room Part Deux.

She Said Highlights: It has been a weird summer here in lumberland. The skies have been cloudy and the temperatures only in the 70’s, while the rest of the nation is sizzling in heat. People think of Portland as a … Continue reading

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Moulton Falls Hike/ South Pacific Cafe/Renata. He Said Extra.

He Said Moulton Falls Hike As I have said, a good Geezer hike is no more than 6 miles, mostly flat and near water. For those criteria, Moulton Falls Hike is almost perfect. I never think of crossing the Columbia to … Continue reading

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LaCamas Heritage Walk and Downtown Camas

She Said Today’s Agenda:  Hike at the Lacamas Park Trail, then  early dinner at Mill City Brew Werks Highlights: Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water, you encounter a four foot sturgeon while hiking … Continue reading

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Hoyt Arboretum & Stammtisch

She Said Today’s Agenda:  Hoyt Arboretum, then Stammtisch for late lunch Highlights: This is the time of year I have to be outside.  I am like a caged animal if I am indoors during a warm and sunny day. The … Continue reading

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A Busy Day: Minto Brown Park, Wild Pear, Linda Ronstadt and Radio Room

She Said Today’s Agenda:  Hike at Minto-Brown Island Park;   Lunch at The Wild Pear;  Linda Ronstadt Tribute Concert to Benefit Parkinson’s Resources  of Oregon;   and Radio Room for cocktails  Highlights: One of the earliest memories I have while … Continue reading

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Milo McIver State Park and Stone Cliff Inn. He Said Extra.

He said More scribble scribble scribble. Milo McIver State Park Pre-children we were reasonably active hikers. With age comes limitations, and one of them is a 5 or 6 mile hike is about my limit. Kerry suggested we try more … Continue reading

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Mt Talbert and Pho Huy. He Said Extra.

He said Mt Talbert We live in SE, in Happy Valley., next to Pleasant Valley.  Oddly, the people in Pleasant Valley are happy and the people in Happy Valley are pleasant,  but not the other way around. Go figure.  I … Continue reading

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Willamette Mission State Park & Mt. Angel Oktoberfest. Oi! Oi! Oi!

She Said Today’s Agenda:   A hike at Willamette Mission State Park &  Mt. Angel’s Octoberfest. Highlights: As I scrape the final smidgin from my last bottle of “Divinely Original” Monastery Mustard on my final grilled burger of the Summer, … Continue reading

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