Highway to Hoeftland

An Adventure Blog

Mike and I are in the middle of a grand adventure. The adventure is not a trip or a vacation this time, but rather, a big life transition. We’re entering a new chapter in our lives, and we’re not yet sure where the new path is leading. For me, it’s exciting to feel this way. …

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Guess what! We’re leaving Las Vegas and moving to Bend, Oregon. It was a difficult decision. For a while, we considered moving to Boulder, Colorado, possibly San Diego, and then later, downtown Las Vegas.  However, once we visited Bend, all other previous ideas were blown out of the water. We fell for Bend and have decided to …

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On a Thursday afternoon in early May, our plane touched down on the tarmac runway in Central Oregon. We landed at the Redmond Municipal airport, in route to Bend. Mike and I had big smiles on our faces and our eyes glistened wide with anticipation of what we might discover. Oh, how we love to experience …

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Lake Merwin Camper’s Hideaway (LMCH)—a private campground one hour northeast of Portland, Oregon, is one of the most unique and beloved campgrounds in the Pacific Northwest. I’m biased with this opinion, however, because it’s also where I own a vacation home. Sometimes, Lake Merwin feels as close to “home” as I’ve ever felt. You see, …

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