I find myself with a lot of time these days and so when the weather was sunny with no rain over a weekend I decided to head to the mountains. I had just recently spent an entire day out in the forest and now it was time to do the same in the mountains. Within the Mount St. Helens National Monument I have attempted to summit Coldwater Peak or at least finish the Coldwater Lakes Trail along the ridge several times but have been thwarted each time. I decided this was the day to give it another shot.
This was everything I thought it would be. I just want to say how impressed I am with the show and how it was put together. For months I have seen the poster for The One Motorcycle Show in the window of B-Side a few blocks from my apartment. Based solely on that poster image I came up with an elaborate story for what this show was all about. It was so spot on it was scary.Continue reading The One Motorcycle Show 2022
It’s been raining quite a bit the last few weeks so when the weather broke over a weekend I went outside to enjoy the sun. I wanted to hike in the forest and be close to trees so I headed to Silver Falls State Park to do some communing with nature. I didn’t have much interest in hiking around the 10 falls. Too many people and I wanted some solitude. I headed to the south of the park where I hoped would be fewer people. On such a nice weekend I expected the park to be smashed with people wanting to get outside and away from their homes for a few hours.Continue reading Silver Falls State Park April 2022
I don’t remember how I was turned onto Meute but I have heard them before. There is a good groove to their music. They are like a professional high school marching band. All extremely talented musicians that play the same instruments as a high school marching band would play during the halftime on Friday night. I stumbled across their show at Wonder Ballroom but I had a scheduling conflict so I went to the show at The Showbox in Seattle the day before instead.Continue reading Meute The Showbox Wednesday, April 6th 2022
A rather nice weekend around Portland and I wanted to go to the mountains. I was after my great white whale and hoping the bridge across Elk Creek would be open so I could hike to my favorite overlook spot. I took the chance and got a late start for Tillamook State Forest and Elk Mountain to check on that footbridge.Continue reading Elk Creek Trail April 2022