A Visit to Pendleton Oregon

A Visit to Pendleton Oregon

While Pendleton may not be the first place you think of in Oregon, it is certainly worth a visit!   Home to the famous “Pendleton Round-Up” every September, the town is also known for the Pendleton Woolen Mill and fine leather goods.  It is also a place...
Florence, Oregon – Sand Dunes at the Coast!

Florence, Oregon – Sand Dunes at the Coast!

The Oregon coast is a wild and rugged place.   Sure, there are beautiful sandy beaches, but much of it is towering cliffs with waves crashing on the huge offshore rocks.   If you are in your twenties and have a wetsuit, it might be a perfect place to take a swim!  ...
Retire in Medford Oregon

Retire in Medford Oregon

If you are looking for 4 seasons, mountains, forests, lakes and streams, skiing, hiking, or Shakespeare, you might want to retire in Medford Oregon.   Just north of the Oregon-California border, Medford boasts a population of nearly 78,000 people and 16.2% of those...
Retire in Eugene, Oregon

Retire in Eugene, Oregon

Active baby boomers will fit in very well if they decide to retire in Eugene, Oregon. Home of the University of Oregon (the Ducks) there is a college feel to the town like no other. The great rivalry between UW and the nearby Oregon State University Beavers is...
Portland Pedal Power!

Portland Pedal Power!

Friends Steve and Susan have been retired for several years.   They parked their car in the garage and put it on a low voltage charger and pedal their bikes or take public transportation.   “It takes 1.5 hours to walk downtown.   It’s mostly flat, so we have an easy...