Prater's Motel

Address: 1306 Oak St, Hood River, Oregon, United States | Motel
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Travel Blogs from Hood River


A travel blog entry by ktowell on Jul 05, 2015

6 comments, 5 photos

... than killed by a shark, even if you are a vegan and you really love to swim. (Colombian hippos, however, kill cows. They (Escobar's hippos) crush them (Colombian farmers’ cows). They sit on them? Is that Ben Franklin's fault, too? Probably.

Best of all, the internet says that more people are killed by donkeys annually than are killed in plane crashes. This is why my friends and I have decided to ...

Plot devices

A travel blog entry by ktowell on Jan 01, 2015

1 comment, 5 photos

... of Oz, goes on a quest by venturing out, facing dangers, and finally, gaining self enlightenment and treasure. This a lofty a goal for a mother, probably even too ambitious for a mother succubus traveling with her family. When I go on a trip with my husband and kids, I plan like crazy beforehand, and then on the actual journey watch carefully, while I hope no one dies because of something I did wrong in the planning.

Did Frodo worry ...

We're leaving. Finally.

A travel blog entry by ktowell on Dec 24, 2014

8 comments, 6 photos

... bequeath it to me. (I know. Hope you were sitting down for that one.) I pretended like I wasn't married and I asked my boss "What if I teach an online class this winter?" because the term "World Wide Web" implies some sort of geographical freedom. And my boss said "Sure! That's a great idea!" and next thing I knew, I got a contract in the mail to design an online "Introduction to Folklore and Mythology" class.

I was pretty surprised at the ...

Summer Skiing

A travel blog entry by scottjmurray on Jun 11, 2014

1 comment, 11 photos

... clear out which is great. Weekends they get packed.

First day, I went for a bike ride up the mountain which was great. Next day, I went on a hike to Mirror Lake which has a great view and reflection of the mountain. It was a bit windy so there were a few ripples in the water so the reflection was not as clear as it could have ...

Family time

A travel blog entry by ktowell on Jan 03, 2014

7 comments, 4 photos

... shopping, I have been on a panic BAKING spree. Mainly bread products. Rolls. Loaves. Pizza. Focaccia. Brioche. Even some hockey puck naan bread that the chickens enjoyed after the rest of us didn’t.

I like baking with yeast because it’s alive yet undemanding. Best of all, it's boundlessly grateful for attention. All I have to do to bring it to life is give it some warm water. How easy is that? ...

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