Field Trips – Cascade Raptor Center & Audubon Nature Reserve

This week we went on two fun “field trips” to the Cascade Raptor Center in Eugene and a little Audubon Nature Reserve in West Salem. Cascade Raptor Center On Wednesday, we headed down to Eugene. The weather was crazy on the drive down and I almost turned around. Thankfully, it wasn’t so bad once we […]

Field Trips – Cascade Raptor Center & Audubon Nature Reserve

Fostering a love of nature

A man on foot, on horseback or on a bicycle will see more, feel more, enjoy more in one mile than the motorized tourists can in a hundred miles. Edward Abbey, Desert Solitaire Edward Abbey is one of my ecological heroes and this sentiment kept going through my head on Saturday as we hiked at […]

Fostering a love of nature

Cape Lookout, Cannon Beach, & Astoria

Did you have a good Labor Day? We took an extra long weekend and went over to the coast. I absolutely love living so close to the ocean. It’s close enough for a day trip and with a little more time it’s easy to explore further from home. I’ve driven almost the entire length of […]

Cape Lookout, Cannon Beach, & Astoria

#ETHANProject Challenge – Enjoy Something New

This weeks #ETHANProject Challenge was to enjoy something new. Which we did by enjoying some very old things! I’m so late with the post because I had to wait until after we went to the Great Oregon Steam Up at Antique Powerland. (Side note: if you’re in the Willamette Valley it’s happening August 1 & […]

#ETHANProject Challenge – Enjoy Something New