An Afternoon Stroll in Historic Oregon City
posted May 12, 2021 by Holly Hayes
Last weekend I met friends for lunch in Oregon City and took the opportunity to go on a little historic photo walk while I was in town. Despite growing up in the Portland area, I've never explored this historic town, which was the first...
Road Trip: Portland to Spokane
posted September 24, 2014 by Holly Hayes
This is the first post in a series on a roadtrip from Oregon to Minnesota - and possibly beyond! As usual, I'm avoiding freeways, visiting historic places, staying in historic hotels, and eating in historic restaurants. The first day I...
20 Highlights of the Olympic Peninsula
posted July 2, 2014 by Holly Hayes
I'm quite smitten with my home state of Oregon, while my aunt Janice has lived happily in Washington for several decades. So, for as long as I can remember, we've enjoyed a good-natured "my-state-is-obviously-better" rivalry. But I had to...
Heritage Home Tour in Portland, Oregon
posted August 10, 2013 by Holly Hayes
A couple of weekends ago, I visited three of the five homes on the 4th Annual Heritage Home Tour in Portland. David came along, the sun was out, we had ice cream, we visited a few other historic places along the way... it was such a fun...
A Portland Photowalk
posted April 3, 2013 by Holly Hayes
Saturday March 30 was one of those freakishly hot days that sometimes appear in Portland in early spring: clear blue sky and a high temperature in the upper 80s. So I took my camera downtown to capture the cherry blossoms in bloom, and...