Kristin Fintel on September 27th, 2010

 My mom has always been a good gardener.  Unfortunately, we moved around a bit, and half the time we actually live in military housing where her gardening was confined to inside plants.  After I left for college, however, they retired a spacious property in the northwest and when I visited them I was introduced to a new [...]

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Kristin Fintel on July 30th, 2010

  You know how you can live in an area for a long time and never get out do your own town?  I actually have done a lot of northwest Oregon, but there are some things still on the “to-see” list.  This summer I finally got out to check off two more of Portland’s landmarks.  Just [...]

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Kristin Fintel on July 8th, 2010

Full disclosure here: one reason I like Silver Falls State Park is because Curt took me here just as we started dating… I qualify it as a pre-date, his story is that it was a real date.  It’s best not to get us talking about it.  But the other reason I like it is that it’s [...]

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Kristin Fintel on June 18th, 2010

The Oregon Coast’s ruggedness is unlike other coastline in the US and it’s just a one and a half hour drive from our B&B.

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