Parenting Role models

Writing the blog above did make me think about how lucky we are to have so many good role models and so thought I should add a role call.  Sometimes we think about role models at work or proffesionally, but doing this made me think how many damn good parents we know… So in noRead more

Mt Hood – wedding weekend

With a wedding at Timberline we finally had a reason to get a room at the lodge up there.  With the air quality changing daily it was interesting to get a couple of perspectives up there. This was where the Shining was actually filmed.  I dont think I have ever managed to actually watch theRead more

Rat Race 2018

In the 6 (yes time flies), yes 6 years since we have lived here, somehow we have always been away for the Drink Water Rat Race.  This year with scheduled Europe trip coming later in the year, I was keen on getting up to ride in what is quickly becoming one of the PNW mostRead more


Another year around the sun and another opportunity to get a great crew together for a beach trip.  The crew consisted of a Fin, a Fin/American, 3 Americans, 1 German, 1 Canadian, 1 Aussie, 2 Brits and 2 german/British children. Mareike organized the whole thing as she is the best ever.  I thought it wasRead more


In my quest to learn my camera ever more, we ended up at seaside this weekend for a day. There is something magically peaceful and calm about the coast.  Yes, we know, we’ll need to live near the beach one day. Because as Lilly knows, thats where the home is… Even with a grumpy faceRead more

Coffee Withdrawal?

About a month ago after coming home with yet another headache and seriously questioning my own mental state I finally succumbed to the ask from the good lady to go to the doctor.  These headaches have been going on a while now, mostly on a Monday and Tuesday sometimes later in the week, but usuallyRead more

Canon 6D

After a while of playing around with the idea, I finally went in on a New camera recently, the Canon 6D and a new couple of lenses.  Only early days but I’m pretty happy so far! When Snowmagedon hit! From the top of Council Crest Snowdays.This is with the 50mm 1.4 lens.  Amazing piece. TheRead more

Go Pro Mexico

Besides Drones, cameras and everything else I also filmed with the GoPro for one morning…. Still got a way to go with my surfing but here it is! [vimeo][/vimeo] TweetRead more

Mexico Surfing

I thought it about time to post some photos of the actual surfing in Mexico.  Right out front of the house, you had two waves a right and a left. Couple waves for days. Under the watchful eye of Lenny. Joe trying to find some shade from the Club Med balcony. Of course you alwaysRead more

Mexico – K38, Puerto Neuvo

On our California trip we decided to take a extra trip down to Mexico to Baja for a few days of surf, sun, Lobster, shopping and good times. We were down at K38 just about half an hour past the border.  Theres so many spots to surf, places to eat all along the beach roadRead more

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