This list has now grown to ten meditation resources for grief. (Updated December 2021.) Why these meditation resources for grief Due to the pandemic, many of us are coping with isolation and now the stress of returning to a “new normal”. Some of us have lost loved ones. What we are dealing with is grief. …

These sustainable gifts for travel lovers are kind to your wallet and kind to the planet! Prices and inventory are changing fast. All effort is made to provide in-stock items at an accurate price. Where possible, two vendors are provided for purchasing flexibility. Related: Sustainable Valentine’s Day Gifts As always, buy local when and where …

The Mt Woodson hike to Potato Chip Rock is a beautiful 7.3-mile out and back from Lake Poway to the summit of Mt Woodson. This hike is a great workout with beautiful views. You’ll break a sweat on the climb up, but it isn’t so difficult that you won’t be laughing the whole way. And …

These 20 must-stop locations on an Oregon Coast road trip will take you from the port town of Astoria on the Oregon north coast to the mountainous sand of the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area on the Oregon central coast. This would be a 200-mile road trip if you drove from Astoria straight to the …

With the pandemic limiting our ability to travel, my friend Lizz and I rented a Sprinter van for a month to see if we could do the van life thing. Would van life be for us? Well…let’s find out! Here’s what we learned in our first two weeks of living in a van: 1. Vans …

This is how to visit Crater Lake National Park – the only national park in Oregon and the deepest lake in America! A collapsed volcano filled with the bluest water I’ve ever seen and nestled in the only national park in the state of Oregon, it’s a must to visit Crater Lake! Here you will …