Monthly Archives: June 2016


Bend and Cascade Lakes

Bend is the largest city in Central Oregon, beginning its history in roughly 1900 when it was important in the logging industry.  It is located on the eastern edge of the Cascade Range mountains where forests of Ponderosa […]

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Crater Lake

It was my second visit to Crater Lake, the blue jewel of Oregon.  This round and very deep lake formed inside a massive crater left behind when a large volcano known as Mount Mazama collapsed about 7700 […]

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Two lakes and a heat wave

My 10-day road trip in early June got off to a rough start when we landed right in the middle of a pre-summer heat wave.  Within a 24-hour period, Blanca and I had traveled from a perfect […]

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