Outdoors with Kids in Chehalem Valley: Magness Tree Farm

Well, sometimes when you go hiking with kids, you have to admit your failures...at least if you're me! So, we went hiking with my friend Lotus and K's friend N to Magness Memorial Tree FarmĀ (which, by the way, is not a tree farm, but is a demonstration forest with hiking trails, a covered picnic area, …

Outdoors with Kids in Chehalem Valley: Gettman Loop Trail

I took a study/grading break and K and I went for a little walk/hike around the Gettman Loop Trail. This one really only counts as a walk (since it's short and doesn't really get out in un-manicured areas for most of the time), but it was fun, especially since it's right here in town. It …