Archive for October, 2011

First Equals Last? – Part 3

Posted on October 31st, 2011 by Brent Photo/Video Run/Hike/Bike

Finally, I can wrap up this crazy three-part series about our trip to Oregon, the Portland Marathon and now finally the remainder of the trip. I won’t bore you with another 1500 word essay. Instead, I will present to you the rest of the trip, in pictures. Ask questions if you have ‘em in the […]


Spicy Pumpkin Soup

Posted on October 31st, 2011 by Jess Food Life
Krista. What a character!

I had an impromptu dinner with my sister the other night. We quickly decided to make Spicy Pumpkin Soup as I still had fresh pumpkin in the refrigerator that needed to be used. We drove over to the store quickly as I was running a little low on a couple of ingredients. We had a […]


The Husband’s Pizza

Posted on October 30th, 2011 by Jess Food Life

The other night, Brent decided that he wanted to take a turn at making a pizza. He did an awesome job. He has a completely different view on pizza which makes it fun for him to make one. He is so much better at rolling out the pizza crust than I am. We decided to […]


Delinquent Photographer

Posted on October 29th, 2011 by Brent Photo/Video

I’ve been sitting on some photos lately and decided I should share some of the wonderful fall weather that we’ve been having. It is so unusual to have fall colors last so long. As I’ve summed up Montana weather before, there’s four seasons: winter, still winter, summer and almost winter. This year, we’ve barely touched […]


A Few Forgotten

Posted on October 29th, 2011 by Jess Life Photo/Video
Mt. Hood and a Birdhouse

As I was reviewing the images on my blogs with my sister from our trip to Oregon, I realized I forgot a few that I wanted to share. These were taken the morning we were leaving Dufur to head back home. It was the only day that we could see the mountain. We had a […]


Pumpkin Ginger Soup

Posted on October 28th, 2011 by Jess Food Life
Pumpkin Ginger Soup

I wanted to try and make a pumpkin soup last year, but I never got around to it. This year, I chopped up a pumpkin and pureed it to make a Pumpkin Ginger Soup. It tasted great! We had my parents over to enjoy this meal with us. It was great food and great company. […]


No More Space

Posted on October 27th, 2011 by Jess Life Photo/Video

The other night, I attempted to put some more pictures on my computer from our camera. I say attempted because as the import was coming to an end, I got an error message. There is no more space on the computer to import any more photos. Brent and I have gone photo crazy this year. […]


Fall Colors On Our Trail

Posted on October 24th, 2011 by Jess Photo/Video
Another Trail View

On Saturday, Brent and I enjoyed a nice 9 miler our on trail. (I love that we call it our trail). We were planning on taking some photos on the trail as fall is giving us so many colors that we rarely see around here. Plus fall is lasting weeks instead of just one which […]


The Greenness that is not Montana

Posted on October 23rd, 2011 by Jess Life Photo/Video

These are the last of my photos from our trip to Oregon. It is about time that I get them posted as it is pushing almost two weeks now. I cannot believe that two weeks ago today I ran my first marathon. I cannot wait to get out there and run another one. I am […]


Gazpacho…Once a distant memory.

Posted on October 20th, 2011 by Jess Food

I have been wanting to make gazpacho, a cold soup filled with tomatoes, green peppers and cucumbers to name a few of the ingredients, since my return from Spain in the summer of ’07. I was even preparing myself for this while I was still there. My host mom spent an afternoon showing me how […]