The Puppy-dog Thoughts of a Child

The Puppy-dog Thoughts of a Child

The puppy-dog thoughts of a child So evanescent, changing from moment to moment. So simple, so pure, so fleeting. Adoration, frustration, happy discovery Hunger, satiation, pain, comfort Sleepy, awake! Abandonment, reunion, Comfort, adoration.   When did these...
Pieday: The Crust

Pieday: The Crust

          With the holidays upon us, my thoughts naturally turn toward pie. That’s not really true. I think about pie all the time, but on holidays and special occasions, my mother’s pies are a traditional part of the celebration. Her pies are worthy of...
Throwback Thursday: Beaver Creek Run Part 2

Throwback Thursday: Beaver Creek Run Part 2

Beaver Creek Run Part 2                   Just before Seal Rock, we turned left onto Beaver Creek Road. We rode several miles up into the hills before we came to the farm where the party was.  A steep muddy driveway led from the road into 10 acres of wet pasture. You...
Spotted from the truck

Spotted from the truck

            Mike and I were out poking around the forest with my dogs Sunday. We found one good chanterelle, some witches butter and a bunch of soggy mush. Snow level in the Columbia Gorge has dipped below 2000′. We stumbled into some sort of Forest Service...
Winter Traction – The Bacon Tour

Winter Traction – The Bacon Tour

These videos are part of a series documenting the 2010 Bacon Tour see them all at Adventure Sidecar on Vimeo            We spent the weekend driving on ice in the mountains east of Hood River. Mr. Cob had a two wheel drive Ural with machine screws driven into the...