A perfect day in Bend when you’re rockin’ a wheelchair

A perfect day in Bend when you’re rockin’ a wheelchair

This week’s post is brought to you by our special guest, Kipp Wesslen. Kipp is a happily married guy who loves swimming, handcycling (on road and off), ParaTriathlon, Bend’s culinary scene, and competitive wheelchair racing. Neuromuscular ataxia may have thrown him some curveballs, but that hasn’t slowed Kipp’s roll. In … Continue reading

5 ways to get around Bend without driving 

5 ways to get around Bend without driving 

Bend schools are enjoying their second snow day in a row, and I just had to put on snowshoes to get my mail. In other words, driving can be tricky with two feet of snow on the ground. It happens sometimes, which is why it’s good to know there are … Continue reading

6 ways to get dirty in Bend

6 ways to get dirty in Bend

Sometimes, you just want to be dirty. I mean really dirty. Those of you who don’t have your minds in the gutter know I’m talking about mud, dust, dirt-inspired culinary treats, and all the ways you can enjoy those things in Bend. Here are six ideas for how to get … Continue reading

How to rock your 2015 Memorial Day Weekend in Bend

How to rock your 2015 Memorial Day Weekend in Bend

Every year, Memorial Day Weekend marks the kickoff of peak tourism in Bend. It’s when the Bend Visitor Center switches to being open seven days a week (9-5 weekdays, 10-4 weekends) so visitors can meander by for maps, brochures, and tips. There’s a lot going on in Bend every Memorial … Continue reading