Kid Friendly Hikes in Central Oregon

Kids, am I right? Either you’ve got some or are you kind of are one. Me? I fall into both categories. All it takes for me to be happy is a car ride with snacks and maybe a lizard sighting. I saw a lizard the other day in fact, it was my favorite thing for…

Devil’s Chair Pictographs & Todd Lake

 Wednesday I awoke, it was cold and the heater had turned on, it whirred and clicked. It whirred again. Something was different. Where was the Robin that so irritatingly called me awake at 5am? The room was stuffy, I’d shut the window sometime before dawn. Little wet blobs clung to the glass, was that rain? The forest…

Cascade Lakes Highway (Devil’s Lake)

In early October I was able to get in one last trip around the Cascade Lakes Highway. Highway 46 is 66 miles long and features  a dozen lakes, 16 interpretive sites, and views of Mt. Bachelor, South Sister, and Broken Top. Campgrounds and trailheads provide access to fishing, hiking, rock climbing, and mountain biking. One could…