Monthly Archives: August 2010


Last night we enjoyed an evening with the Sherwoods, the Murphys, and the Grellers. A 45-minute drive to Mt. Angel dropped us into an altogether different small-town culture from what we enjoy in Newberg. We went to attend a dinner/concert … Continue reading

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pam and craig

Having the MacDonalds visit our home for an evening capped off a delightful week at the coast. They’re on a tent-camping vacation at Champoeg State Park (a favorite of theirs for many years) all the way from Phoenix. Since Craig … Continue reading

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seven bridges

Mauri uses our BikeE tandem for his around-town transportation, and we take it for local spins from time to time. We intended to ride it in the Portland BridgePedal—23 miles / seven bridges—this morning, but he discovered a big crack in … Continue reading

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the family that plays together…

Earlier this week the Macy/Anderson/Williams family enjoyed four days out at the Oregon Coast. We know the weather can be beautiful out there—as in blue skies, sun, mild temps—because that’s what we always get on the day we leave for … Continue reading

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