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

It’s time for fishing in Bend, Oregon!

I will cheerfully eat all manner of meat and fish, as long as I can convince myself the animal on my plate committed a heinous crime deserving punishment by death. I tell you this so you know why I was nervous when I accepted an invitation from Deep Canyon Outfitters … Continue reading

Six months later, we are still getting fresh tracks.

May 22nd, 2010.  Bend, Oregon.  Flurries of snow can be seen from my kitchen window.  The Three Sisters, Broken Top and Mt. Bachelor are invisible, heavily cloaked in swirling white clouds.  The skis have been retired for the year, but the mountain is calling.  The powder has been accumulating for … Continue reading