Monthly Archives:: May 2014

Portland Timbers/Seattle Sounders

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pacific northwest soccer

The soccer scene has been growing in the northwest for decades. Perhaps this is due to the abundance of grassy fields in the region or maybe because rainy games make for really exciting slide tackles. The most likely explanation for the relative popularity of the sport is the inexplicable lack of professional sports teams in… Read more

Crater Lake

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Crater Lake

Crater Lake is one of the state‚Äôs most recognizable and astounding sites. Located at the top of an ancient, collapsed volcano in a 2,000 foot deep caldera, Crater Lake is a truly unique destination. Though no rivers run in or out of the lake, precipitation alone has made it the deepest lake in the United… Read more

Planning a Family Trip to Southern Oregon and Crater Lake

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Southern Oregon Family Vacation

As a kid I remember looking out from an airplane window at Crater Lake on flights to the Northwest to visit my grandparents. Even from 40,000 feet its intensely deep blue waters were dazzling. As we flew over Southern Oregon, the pilot urged passengers to admire the deepest lake in the United States. I always… Read more