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Buck Lake camping trip

I spent the weekend camping at Buck Lake. It’s a serene alpine lake in the middle of the Mt. Hood National Forest and the camping spots are an easy, mile-lon...

Configuring MiniDLNA on FreeNAS

I was looking for a guide on how to do this, and the one that finally worked for me was found here. I copied it for reference and made a few minor correction...

Paragliding in Tillamook [video]

My uncle went paragliding recently in Tillamook. I cut this video together out of the 15 minutes of footage he recorded on his GoPro. He went with Max Rock P...

Holden highlights from Summer 2014

This summer was a very unique time to be in Holden Village. Rio Tinto’s $200+ million mine remediation project was running full-throttle and extensive infras...

Mountain biking in Forest Park

Portland’s Forest Park has some excellent mountain biking trails that I’m just starting to explore. Most of the park, including the Wildwood Trail, restricts...

High-speed dog photography

During a recent hike to Broken Top, I took a few shots of my parents’ dog, Cody, catching snowballs. I used my Canon SL1 on Time-Value mode with a shutter sp...