Picnic At Owen Rose Garden

Bike Picnic under Eugene Skinner's Cherry Tree

Owen Rose Garden is one of my family's favorite picnicking spots.  It's right along the River Bike Path and we pass it on so many trips.  It's just far enough out for us to make it the perfect location for a break on a long ride, or to be the turn-around destination for a shorter … Continue reading Picnic At Owen Rose Garden

Hiking Spencer’s Butte Via the City Bus

Kids at trailhead

My biggest concern about not replacing my minivan and going the summer car-free was thinking that we'd be stuck in town all summer and miss out on outdoor adventures. It was a silly fear really, when you consider that not having a car means that you are outside all of the time. We have plenty … Continue reading Hiking Spencer’s Butte Via the City Bus