Tag: Hood River

Lighting up the sky

Lighting up the sky

I was introduced to Rudy during an assignment for work. He is the 2018 inductee to the Skyline Award for Excellence for his service to White Salmon, Skyline Hospital and the Columbia River Gorge. I was as his house to snag a couple pics for a newsletter. While chatting with him, he brought up that …

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The Local Turkey Trot

The Local Turkey Trot

Since I started running nine years ago, if I wasn’t out of town or traveling on Thanksgiving day, I have been out at the local Thanksgiving day run burning a few calories before the big feast of the day. This is the perfect way to make sure you still get your workout in before you …

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Apple Picking | Hood River Valley

Apple Picking | Hood River Valley

In October, I was craving a family day at a local apple orchard. We ended up going to Kiyokawa Family Orchards. Being near Hood River Valley, there are so many orchards to choose from. Depending on what time of year, there is almost always something for you to go do at a local farm. Let’s …

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Top 5 | November 2017

Top 5 | November 2017

I am so excited to share some of my favorite things/go to items with you all! Starting now, I am going to do a top 5 for my favorite running things either monthly or quarterly. We will see where life takes me. This will be anywhere from my favorite shorts to my favorite drinks and …

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Where are all the runners? | The Dalles

Where are all the runners? | The Dalles

Since moving the The Dalles, Oregon a little over a year ago, I have been struggling with what to do with my life. I have been trying to figure out my purpose and how to connect with people in a new town. We weren’t originally planning on being in The Dalles since my husband works …

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Background Photographer

Background Photographer

A couple weeks back, Jess had a photo session with a friend and her boyfriend in Hood River. I tagged along and wandered around with my camera while she took their photos. I’m going to try to be better about posting my images on the blog. I take a proper¬†camera with me nearly everywhere, so …

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Thanksgiving in a new land

Thanksgiving in a new land

We spent our first Thanksgiving in the PNW and it was a beautiful light rainy day. I don’t think I have ever spent a Thanksgiving away from my sister, so this year was hard. We normally start our day by heading outside to participate¬†in the local Huffing for Stuffing race. Since Elijah came early last …

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