When I first mentioned to friends and coworkers that we were temporarily moving to Bend, Oregon, the common response was a two-parter: 1) Ooh, Bend is really popular these days. My XYZ just moved there, too, and 2) But why? Are there a lot of things to do in Bend? We fell in love with… Read More A Guide to the Big Little City of Bend
Over the past two months, I’ve drunk more craft beer than ever. After all, Bend, Oregon, is one of the top craft beer cities in the U.S., with one of the highest numbers of craft breweries per capita. Visiting Bend breweries became, well, research, shall we say? There are more than two dozen breweries in… Read More The Best Breweries in Bend: A Research Project 😉
Three years ago, when I got laid off after more than four years at my job, I packed up my bags and went off to explore. It was the most fantastic adventure as I hit up Peru, China, Thailand, Nepal, Bhutan, Vietnam, and Hong Kong. This year, when COVID hit and halted the world in… Read More We’ve Gone Slo-madic — With a Pup!