August 20th, 2014 by seans

Camping with Nora!

This past weekend I took Nora up to Charlton Lake, in the cascades, east of Eugene. She has wanted to camping with “just Dad” for a while now so we finally made the time and did it. A fun time was had by all, of course. She is a very competent camper as you’ll see from the images below. Enjoy –


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August 4th, 2014 by seans

From our Mt. Rainier trip

This is from our trip to Mt. Rainier earlier this summer:




June 20th, 2014 by seans

Last Day

A photo of Jonah and Nora taken on the last day of the school year.



June 3rd, 2014 by seans

Some weekend hikes

 Last Saturday, Nora and I hiked up Spencer’s Butte here in town, close to our house. She did a great job at the all uphill one mile hike, too.

The next day, Jonah and I hiked up Mt. Pisgah, a 1.5 mile hike with a 1000 foot elevation gain. He also did well and enjoyed snacks and some silly photos once we arrived at the top.

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January 20th, 2014 by seans

Silver Falls State Park hike

Today we went up to Silver Falls State Park, just east of Salem, Oregon. We did a relatively short 3 mile hike, but went down and up about 700 feet altogether. Nora and Jonah did a great job hiking, even though it was very cold the whole time. Afterwards we did our obligatory stop for post-hike ice cream. Fun was certainly had by all. Here are some photos of our day:


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